The Shemwell Family

Alta Florence GoodnightAge: 72 years18761948

Alta Florence Goodnight
Given names
Alta Florence
Married name
Alta Florence Frost
Birth August 7, 1876
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 16 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 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 -
MarriageArthur Mack FrostView this family
March 25, 1906 (Age 29 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 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 40 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 41 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 53 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a husbandArthur Mack Frost
January 17, 1934 (Age 57 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 65 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 69 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 24, 1948 (Age 72 years)
Burial September 27, 1948 (3 days after death)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Oak Hill Cemetery
Last change April 23, 202203:14:34

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Arthur Mack Frost - View this family
Arthur Mack Frost
Birth: March 11, 1872 31 26Washburn, Barry, Missouri, United States
Death: January 17, 1934Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States
Alta Florence Goodnight
Birth: August 7, 1876Monett, Barry, Missouri, United States
Death: September 24, 1948Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States
Marriage: March 25, 1906Monett, Barry, Missouri, United States

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