The Shemwell Family

Chester H Machen1884

Name
Chester H Machen
Given names
Chester H
Surname
Machen
Birth March 18, 1884 25 18
Birth of a sisterFrancis Bell “Fannie” Machen
July 17, 1885 (Age 15 months)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Frank Machen
August 6, 1887 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherAltona Thurman Machen
December 11, 1889 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterIda Vocata Machen
November 7, 1891 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterEmma Lois Machen
August 23, 1894 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterSusan Myrtis Machen
March 5, 1897 (Age 12 years)
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
Birth of a sisterMattie Mae Machen
October 15, 1899 (Age 15 years)
Census June 11, 1900 (Age 16 years)
Death of a sisterMattie Mae Machen
October 18, 1900 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterMaude Q Machen
about 1901 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterGladys Odella Machen
August 18, 1904 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a sisterLillie Irene Machen
March 15, 1908 (Age 23 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Frank Machen
January 3, 1916 (Age 31 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 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 32 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 33 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 of a motherClara Eugenia Cooksey
October 12, 1938 (Age 54 years)

Death of a fatherMiles Clayton Machen
April 26, 1941 (Age 57 years)

Death of a brotherAltona Thurman Machen
February 12, 1945 (Age 60 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 57 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
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 65 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a sisterFrancis Bell “Fannie” Machen
December 12, 1975 (Age 91 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 61 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 of a sisterIda Vocata Machen
September 17, 1978 (Age 94 years)
Death of a sisterLillie Irene Machen
May 26, 1988 (Age 104 years)
Deathunknown

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mother
Marriage: May 3, 1883Ashland, Clay, Alabama, United States
11 months
himself
16 months
younger sister
Francis Bell “Fannie” Machen
Birth: July 17, 1885 26 19Camp Hill, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
Death: December 12, 1975Notasulga, Lee, Alabama, United States
2 years
younger brother
William Frank Machen
Birth: August 6, 1887 28 21Alabama, United States
Death: January 3, 1916
2 years
younger brother
Altona Thurman Machen
Birth: December 11, 1889 31 23Camp Hill, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
Death: February 12, 1945
23 months
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Mattie Mae Machen
Birth: October 15, 1899 41 33Alabama, United States
Death: October 18, 1900Alabama, United States
2 years
younger sister
Maude Q Machen
Birth: about 1901 42 35Reeltown, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
Death:
4 years
younger sister
Gladys Odella Machen
Birth: August 18, 1904 45 38Reeltown, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
Death: January 19, 1995Forsyth, Monroe, Georgia, United States
4 years
younger sister
Lillie Irene Machen
Birth: March 15, 1908 49 42Chambers, Alabama, United States
Death: May 26, 1988Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States
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