The Shemwell Family

Bessie Anna TroutmanAge: 81 years18851966

Name
Bessie Anna Troutman
Given names
Bessie Anna
Surname
Troutman
Married name
Bessie Anna Will
Birth February 5, 1885 29 22
Birth of a brotherWilliam P Troutman
July 3, 1887 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJoel Morrison
June 7, 1888 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherRay Morrison Troutman
December 1, 1889 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterMyrtle E Troutman
March 29, 1892 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherArthur Henry Troutman
July 14, 1893 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a paternal grandfatherPeter Troutman
November 12, 1899 (Age 14 years)
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 15 years)
Census March 1, 1905 (Age 20 years)
Census April 10, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Ann Stahl
May 1, 1912 (Age 27 years)
Census February 1915 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 30 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 31 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 32 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a fatherJohn C Troutman
June 19, 1919 (Age 34 years)
Census March 5, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam P Troutman
March 19, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Death of a brotherRay Morrison Troutman
August 1, 1922 (Age 37 years)
Death of a motherLydia Jane Morrison
1925 (Age 39 years)
Census 1925 (Age 39 years)
MarriageJoseph WillView this family
about 1927 (Age 41 years)
Note: Marriage info based on 1930 Census
Death of a brotherArthur Henry Troutman
1927 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 44 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census May 2, 1930 (Age 45 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 55 years)
Death of a sisterMyrtle E Troutman
February 21, 1942 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 56 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a husbandJoseph Will
1948 (Age 62 years)
Census April 21, 1950 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 64 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 60 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death November 1966 (Age 81 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Round Springs Cemetery
Last change July 25, 202214:23:44

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 4, 1882Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
13 months
elder sister
Cora E Troutman TombstoneCora E Troutman
Birth: July 18, 1883 28 20Mitchell, Kansas, United States
Death: July 18, 1883Mitchell, Kansas, United States
19 months
herself
Bessie Anna Troutman
Birth: February 5, 1885 29 22Cerro Gordo, Piatt, Illinois, United States
Death: November 1966Mitchell, Kansas, United States
2 years
younger brother
William P Troutman
Birth: July 3, 1887 32 24Victor, Mitchell, Kansas, United States
Death: March 19, 1920Victor, Mitchell, Kansas, United States
2 years
younger brother
Ray Morrison Troutman
Birth: December 1, 1889 34 26Kansas, United States
Death: August 1, 1922Mitchell, Kansas, United States
2 years
younger sister
Myrtle E Troutman
Birth: March 29, 1892 37 29Kansas, United States
Death: February 21, 1942Kansas, United States
16 months
younger brother
Arthur Henry Troutman
Birth: July 14, 1893 38 30Kansas, United States
Death: 1927Mitchell, Kansas, United States
Father’s family with Anna Catherine Stahl - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: May 17, 1876Macon, Illinois, United States
Family with Joseph Will - View this family
husband
herself
Bessie Anna Troutman
Birth: February 5, 1885 29 22Cerro Gordo, Piatt, Illinois, United States
Death: November 1966Mitchell, Kansas, United States
Marriage: about 1927Kansas, United States

Bessie Anna Troutman has 33 first cousins recorded