The Shemwell Family

Nannie Biggs HillAge: 87 years18741961

Nannie Biggs Hill
Given names
Nannie Biggs
Married name
Nannie Biggs Frost
Married name
Nannie Biggs Riley
Married name
Nannie Biggs Bennett
Married name
Nannie Biggs Gray
Birth March 23, 1874
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageWilliam RileyView this family
September 8, 1889 (Age 15 years)
MarriageWalter L BennettView this family
June 14, 1896 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 24 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
MarriageAugust Snow FrostView this family
about 1903 (Age 28 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 41 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a husbandAugust Snow Frost
December 2, 1917 (Age 43 years)
Burial of a husbandAugust Snow Frost
December 4, 1917 (Age 43 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Granby Memorial Cemetery
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 42 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 43 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
MarriageMarcus Eugene C GrayView this family
April 28, 1928 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 55 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 67 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death of a husbandMarcus Eugene C Gray
March 15, 1953 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 75 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 71 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death September 19, 1961 (Age 87 years)
Burial September 21, 1961 (2 days after death)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Cleburne Memorial Cemetery
Last change April 29, 202215:47:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with August Snow Frost - View this family
August Snow Frost
Birth: August 10, 1878 39 38Granby City, Newton, Missouri, United States
Death: December 2, 1917Neosho, Newton, Missouri, United States
Marriage: about 1903
Family with William Riley - View this family
Marriage: September 8, 1889Johnson, Texas, United States
Family with Walter L Bennett - View this family
Marriage: June 14, 1896Johnson, Texas, United States
Family with Marcus Eugene C Gray - View this family
Marcus Eugene C Gray
Birth: July 19, 1874Texas, United States
Death: March 15, 1953Glen Rose, Somervell, Texas, United States
Marriage: April 28, 1928Washita, Oklahoma, United States

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