The Shemwell Family

Woodson NelsonAge: 83 years18741958

Name
Woodson Nelson
Given names
Woodson
Surname
Nelson
Birth November 26, 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageCatherine “Kate” BarnettView this family
June 25, 1898 (Age 23 years)
Text:
Name: Woodson Nelson Sex: Male Spouse's Name: Kate Barnett Spouse's Sex: Female Officiator's Name: Horace G Ogden Marriage Place: Fulton, Indiana Marriage License Date: 25 Jun 1898 Marriage License Place: Fulton, Indiana, United States Event Type: Marriage License Page: 498 Number of Images: 1
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 23 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
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 - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 54 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
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a wifeCatherine “Kate” Barnett
October 19, 1946 (Age 71 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death May 2, 1958 (Age 83 years)
Obituary
Woodson Nelson Obituary
May 3, 1958 (1 day after death)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Barnett Cemetery
Last change July 27, 202217:40:34

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Catherine “Kate” Barnett - View this family
himself
Woodson Nelson
Birth: November 26, 1874Blackford, Indiana, United States
Death: May 2, 1958Fulton, Indiana, United States
wife
Catherine “Kate” Barnett
Birth: February 21, 1880 42 38Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: October 19, 1946Fulton, Indiana, United States
Marriage: June 25, 1898Fulton, Indiana, United States

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