The Shemwell Family

Zella Edna DeffenbaughAge: 85 years19021987

Name
Zella Edna Deffenbaugh
Given names
Zella Edna
Surname
Deffenbaugh
Married name
Zella Edna Wilson
Married name
Zella Edna Barnett
Married name
Zella Edna Blattman
Birth December 1, 1902
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 13 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 14 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 15 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/
MarriageMarvin WilsonView this family
1920 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a son
#1Philip W Wilson
September 5, 1921 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 26 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
DivorceMarvin WilsonView this family
before January 10, 1936 (Age 33 years)

MarriageJames Otis BarnettView this family
January 11, 1936 (Age 33 years)
Census April 8, 1940 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 39 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
Census April 16, 1950 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 47 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
Death of a sonPhilip W Wilson
May 1973 (Age 70 years)

Death of a husbandJames Otis Barnett
September 1974 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 43 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 December 31, 1987 (Age 85 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery
Last change July 28, 202213:27:24

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Marvin Wilson - View this family
ex-husband
herself
Zella Edna Deffenbaugh
Birth: December 1, 1902Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States
Death: December 31, 1987Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Marriage: 1920
Divorce: before January 10, 1936
20 months
son
Philip W Wilson
Birth: September 5, 1921 18Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States
Death: May 1973
Family with James Otis Barnett - View this family
husband
James Otis Barnett
Birth: March 3, 1900 23 20Competition, Laclede, Missouri, United States
Death: September 1974Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
herself
Zella Edna Deffenbaugh
Birth: December 1, 1902Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States
Death: December 31, 1987Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Marriage: January 11, 1936Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Family with Private - View this family
husband
Private
herself
Zella Edna Deffenbaugh
Birth: December 1, 1902Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States
Death: December 31, 1987Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States

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