The Shemwell Family

Charlie H LewisAge: 55 years18841939

Name
Charlie H Lewis
Given names
Charlie H
Surname
Lewis
Birth 1884

MarriageMary Porter FinleyView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 14 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 32 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 33 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 34 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 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
Death 1939 (Age 55 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Camden Cemetery
Family with Mary Porter Finley - View this family
himself
wife
Mary Porter Finley
Birth: January 8, 1895 26 30Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 22, 1974Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
George Horace Wright + Mary Porter Finley - View this family
wife’s husband
George Horace Wright
Birth: July 25, 1887Lindington, Mason, Michigan, United States
Death: March 7, 1966Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
wife
Mary Porter Finley
Birth: January 8, 1895 26 30Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 22, 1974Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:

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