The Shemwell Family

Nora Alice BurnettAge: 76 years18911968

Nora Alice Burnett
Given names
Nora Alice
Married name
Nora Alice McNutt
Birth September 14, 1891 23 23

Note: or September 24, 1891
Birth of a sisterMartha Ophila Burnett
June 2, 1893 (Age 20 months)
Death of a paternal grandfatherEdward Green Burnett
August 13, 1893 (Age 22 months)

Death of a maternal grandfatherIsaac Shemwell
February 4, 1894 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterRuth Burnett
May 26, 1895 (Age 3 years)

Birth of a sisterVera Ann Burnett
February 25, 1898 (Age 6 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 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 -
Death of a maternal grandmotherMartha Ann “Mattie” Feezor
February 27, 1900 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Edward Burnett
September 19, 1900 (Age 9 years)

Note: or September 21, 1900
Birth of a sisterGrace “Gracie” Burnett
June 28, 1904 (Age 12 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 25 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 26 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Linda Louise McNutt
June 2, 1923 (Age 31 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 38 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherJames Paschal Burnett
November 20, 1929 (Age 38 years)
Note: or November 11, 1929
Death of a sisterMartha Ophila Burnett
April 24, 1931 (Age 39 years)
Death of a motherSusanna Melissa Elizabeth “Susie” Shemwell
October 18, 1942 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 50 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 -
Death of a husbandGeorge Archie McNutt
July 14, 1950 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 58 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 -
Death of a brotherWilliam Edward Burnett
June 9, 1959 (Age 67 years)

Death of a sisterGrace “Gracie” Burnett
September 16, 1962 (Age 71 years)
Burial of a sisterGrace “Gracie” Burnett
September 18, 1962 (Age 71 years)
Cemetery: Spence Chapel Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 54 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 March 4, 1968 (Age 76 years)

Note: or March 14, 1968
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Marriage: August 29, 1890Graves, Kentucky, United States
13 months
21 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
Grace “Gracie” Burnett
Birth: June 28, 1904 36 36
Death: September 16, 1962Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Family with George Archie McNutt - View this family
George Archie McNutt
Birth: December 10, 1888 35 28Kentucky, United States
Death: July 14, 1950Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States

Nora Alice Burnett has 26 first cousins recorded

or September 24, 1891
or March 14, 1968