The Shemwell Family

Alvus Virgil Maxwell1899

Alvus Virgil Maxwell
Given names
Alvus Virgil
Birth June 1899 29 30
Birth of a sisterKate Maxwell
about 1900 (Age 7 months)
Death of a maternal grandmotherBelfame “Bell” Johnson
1900 (Age 7 months)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Jackson P Maxwell
January 16, 1912 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 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 17 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 18 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 -
Death of a fatherAlvus Martin Maxwell
May 8, 1929 (Age 29 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 30 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a paternal grandmotherLucinda A Jennings
September 12, 1938 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 50 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 46 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. -

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Marriage: January 13, 1889Conway, Arkansas, United States
3 years
elder brother
15 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
17 months
elder sister
Lucinda Belle Maxwell
Birth: March 16, 1896 25 27Conway, Arkansas, United States
23 months
elder sister
17 months
19 months
younger sister

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