The Shemwell Family

Ida Mae BlytheAge: 76 years18721948

Name
Ida Mae Blythe
Given names
Ida Mae
Surname
Blythe
Married name
Ida Mae Gunn
Birth April 20, 1872
MarriageAndrew Jackson GunnView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a daughter
#1Eulah Swan Gunn
May 6, 1897 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 25 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a son
#2Carl D Gunn
August 9, 1901 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#3John Mitchell Gunn
October 4, 1907 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ida Abigail Shemwell
February 8, 1916 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 43 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Allie Gray Shemwell
December 19, 1917 (Age 45 years)
Death of a granddaughterAllie Gray Shemwell
February 12, 1918 (Age 45 years)
Cause: Bronchitis & Meningitis
Burial of a granddaughterAllie Gray Shemwell
February 13, 1918 (Age 45 years)
Cemetery: Miller Cemetery
Note: Find a grave has her as Allie Grey Gunn.
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 44 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 45 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/
Birth of a grandson
#3Edwin Dixon “Buddy” Shemwell
December 13, 1919 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Leonard Donald Shemwell
September 8, 1921 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Claudene Shemwell
January 31, 1924 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Eula Mae Shemwell
July 5, 1925 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Laura Joetta Shemwell
March 31, 1929 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 57 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
Birth of a grandson
#8Carl Jackson “Jackie” Gunn
February 5, 1931 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Eula Agnes Gunn
November 29, 1932 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10James Mitchell Gunn
December 4, 1934 (Age 62 years)
Death of a granddaughterEula Agnes Gunn
May 29, 1936 (Age 64 years)
Burial of a granddaughterEula Agnes Gunn
after May 29, 1936 (Age 64 years)
Cemetery: Miller Cemetery
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 67 years)
Death of a grandsonCarl Jackson “Jackie” Gunn
August 13, 1943 (Age 71 years)
Burial of a grandsonCarl Jackson “Jackie” Gunn
after August 13, 1943 (Age 71 years)
Cemetery: Miller Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#11David Ward Gunn
June 13, 1944 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 69 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
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 73 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 21, 1948 (Age 76 years)
Burial after December 21, 1948
Cemetery: Miller Cemetery
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Ida Mae Blythe
Birth: April 20, 1872Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 21, 1948Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Family with Andrew Jackson Gunn - View this family
husband
Andrew Jackson Gunn
Birth: February 22, 1868 24 23Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 7, 1949Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
herself
Ida Mae Blythe
Birth: April 20, 1872Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 21, 1948Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
daughter
4 years
son
Carl D Gunn
Birth: August 9, 1901 33 29Kentucky, United States
Death: January 20, 1969Wayne, West Virginia, United States
6 years
son

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