The Shemwell Family

Olive Gertrude BuntingAge: 95 years18741970

Olive Gertrude Bunting
Given names
Olive Gertrude
Married name
Olive Gertrude Canter
Birth October 3, 1874 59 43
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a fatherRev. James Bunting
June 24, 1880 (Age 5 years)
Address: Residence "Oak Grove"
Cause: Dysentery
Death of a sisterCaroline Elizabeth Bunting
August 18, 1886 (Age 11 years)
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 -
Death of a motherJane Eleanor Shemwell
January 29, 1901 (Age 26 years)
Death of a sisterMary Alice Llewellyn Bunting
February 27, 1905 (Age 30 years)

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 -
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-
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 -
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 -
Death of a sisterJane Ellen Bunting
April 12, 1932 (Age 57 years)

Death of a husbandLevin Johnson Canter
November 2, 1935 (Age 61 years)

Death of a brotherJohn Briscoe Bunting
May 8, 1940 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherJames G Bunting
November 19, 1940 (Age 66 years)

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 -
Death of a sisterEllen Rose S Bunting
December 6, 1945 (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 -
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. -
Death September 16, 1970 (Age 95 years)
Cemetery: All Faith Episicopal Church Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201912:21:43

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: April 8, 1851
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
Ellen Rose S Bunting
Birth: March 3, 1856 41 24Chaptico, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: December 6, 1945
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
John Briscoe Bunting
Birth: November 15, 1862 48 31St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: May 8, 1940Calvert, Maryland, United States
12 years
Olive Gertrude Bunting
Birth: October 3, 1874 59 43St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: September 16, 1970Leonardtown, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
-3 years
elder sister
-19 months
elder brother
James G Bunting
Birth: October 31, 1869 54 38Maryland, United States
Death: November 19, 1940
Family with Levin Johnson Canter - View this family
Olive Gertrude Bunting
Birth: October 3, 1874 59 43St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: September 16, 1970Leonardtown, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States

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