The Shemwell Family

Alma TurnerAge: 62 years19041966

Alma Turner
Given names
Married name
Alma Glasscock
Birth April 23, 1904 26 22
Birth of a brotherHerbert Alonzo Turner
September 9, 1906 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElisa Ellen “Louisa” Bradshaw
February 28, 1910 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherAugust Frost Turner
October 4, 1911 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a half-sisterCorine Hazel Turner
June 19, 1913 (Age 9 years)
Death of a motherJessie Pearl Frost
June 28, 1914 (Age 10 years)
Marriage of a parentAlonzo Young TurnerOra Anna DoughitView this family
January 14, 1916 (Age 11 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 11 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 12 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 13 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 -
Death of a maternal grandfatherSnow Frost
June 25, 1919 (Age 15 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 25 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 37 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 fatherAlonzo Young Turner
August 5, 1951 (Age 47 years)
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 45 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 -
Death of a brotherClarence Washington Turner
November 30, 1955 (Age 51 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 41 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 August 15, 1966 (Age 62 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Rose Hill Cemetery
Last change April 22, 202200:21:51

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 25, 1900Granby, Newton, Missouri, United States
14 months
elder brother
Clarence Washington Turner
Birth: February 22, 1902 24 19Hunt, Texas, United States
Death: November 30, 1955Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States
2 years
Alma Turner
Birth: April 23, 1904 26 22Hunt, Texas, United States
Death: August 15, 1966Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States
2 years
younger brother
Herbert Alonzo Turner
Birth: September 9, 1906 29 24Hunt, Texas, United States
Death: August 22, 1980Garland, Dallas, Texas, United States
5 years
younger brother
August Frost Turner
Birth: October 4, 1911 34 29Hunt, Texas, United States
Death: January 8, 1968Garland, Dallas, Texas, United States
Father’s family with Ora Anna Doughit - View this family
Marriage: January 14, 1916Hunt, Texas, United States
-3 years
Corine Hazel Turner
Birth: June 19, 1913Hunt, Texas, United States
Death: August 17, 1982Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

Alma Turner has 8 first cousins recorded