The Shemwell Family

Rebecca Mae GardnerAge: 52 years18851937

Name
Rebecca Mae Gardner
Given names
Rebecca Mae
Surname
Gardner
Married name
Rebecca Mae Vaughn
Birth March 19, 1885
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 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 daughter
#1Margaret Elizabeth Vaughn
February 14, 1904 (Age 18 years)

Death of a daughterMargaret Elizabeth Vaughn
February 26, 1904 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a son
#2Allen Wilson Vaughn
May 20, 1915 (Age 30 years)

Death of a sonAllen Wilson Vaughn
May 26, 1915 (Age 30 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 30 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 daughter
#3Nina Jewell “Mary” Vaughn
January 7, 1917 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 31 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 32 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 44 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
Marriage of a childMarion Joel TinsleyNina Jewell “Mary” VaughnView this family
April 15, 1934 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Audrey Elizabeth Tinsley
October 29, 1935 (Age 50 years)
Death November 24, 1937 (Age 52 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Elmwood Cemetery
Family with Julius LaFayette “Fate” Vaughn - View this family
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11 years
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Julius LaFayette “Fate” Vaughn + Private - View this family
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