The Shemwell Family

Grace “Gracie” BurnettAge: 58 years19041962

Name
Grace “Gracie” Burnett
Given names
Grace
Surname
Burnett
Married name
Grace Mathis
Nickname
Gracie
Birth June 28, 1904 36 36

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 11 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 12 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
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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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a fatherJames Paschal Burnett
November 20, 1929 (Age 25 years)
Note: or November 11, 1929
Death of a sisterMartha Ophila Burnett
April 24, 1931 (Age 26 years)
Death of a motherSusanna Melissa Elizabeth “Susie” Shemwell
October 18, 1942 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a brotherWilliam Edward Burnett
June 9, 1959 (Age 54 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death September 16, 1962 (Age 58 years)
Burial September 18, 1962 (2 days after death)
Cemetery: Spence Chapel Cemetery
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Marriage: August 29, 1890Graves, Kentucky, United States
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Grace “Gracie” Burnett
Birth: June 28, 1904 36 36
Death: September 16, 1962Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
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Grace “Gracie” Burnett
Birth: June 28, 1904 36 36
Death: September 16, 1962Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
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Grace “Gracie” Burnett has 26 first cousins recorded