The Shemwell Family

Jesse James SumnerAge: 48 years19131962

Jesse James Sumner
Given names
Jesse James
Birth September 3, 1913 25 21
Death of a paternal grandmotherMyra Belle “Oulie” Herndon
January 20, 1915 (Age 16 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 3 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 4 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 sisterMargaret Marie Sumner
April 21, 1919 (Age 5 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 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 grandfatherJames Columbus Lum Sumner
July 5, 1934 (Age 20 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 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 36 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 32 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 May 18, 1962 (Age 48 years)
Cemetery: East End Cemetery
Last change June 15, 201912:00:36

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder sister
Iva Betrice Sumner
Birth: March 13, 1911 23 19Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 15, 2003Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Jesse James Sumner
Birth: September 3, 1913 25 21Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 18, 1962Trigg, Kentucky, United States
6 years
younger sister
Margaret Marie Sumner
Birth: April 21, 1919 31 27Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 16, 2004Trigg, Kentucky, United States

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