The Shemwell Family

Cora Mamie “Mamie” FergusonAge: 74 years18911965

Cora Mamie “Mamie” Ferguson
Given names
Cora Mamie
Married name
Cora Mamie Finley
Birth June 13, 1891
MarriageHenry Harold “Hal” FinleyView this family

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 -
Birth of a son
#1Harry Ernest Finley
April 5, 1913 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Frances Finley
1916 (Age 24 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
#3Anna Mae Finley
November 3, 1919 (Age 28 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 husbandHenry Harold “Hal” Finley
October 9, 1933 (Age 42 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 -
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 -
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 July 12, 1965 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: Roseland Park Cemetery
Family with Henry Harold “Hal” Finley - View this family
Harry Ernest Finley
Birth: April 5, 1913 21 21Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 13, 1995Clinton, Macomb, Michigan, United States
4 years
Mary Frances Finley
Birth: 1916 24 24Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 1979Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
4 years
Anna Mae Finley
Birth: November 3, 1919 28 28Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 12, 2006Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio, United States

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