The Shemwell Family

Altona Thurman MachenAge: 55 years18891945

Name
Altona Thurman Machen
Given names
Altona Thurman
Surname
Machen
Birth December 11, 1889 31 23
MarriageNora Elizabeth MooreView this family
unknown

Birth of a sisterIda Vocata Machen
November 7, 1891 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a sisterEmma Lois Machen
August 23, 1894 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterSusan Myrtis Machen
March 5, 1897 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 8 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 9 years)
Census June 11, 1900 (Age 10 years)
Death of a sisterMattie Mae Machen
October 18, 1900 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterMaude Q Machen
about 1901 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterGladys Odella Machen
August 18, 1904 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterLillie Irene Machen
March 15, 1908 (Age 18 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Frank Machen
January 3, 1916 (Age 26 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
WW1 Draft
June 4, 1917 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 27 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 28 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 39 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 48 years)

Death of a fatherMiles Clayton Machen
April 26, 1941 (Age 51 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 51 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
Death February 12, 1945 (Age 55 years)

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 3, 1883Ashland, Clay, Alabama, United States
11 months
elder brother
16 months
elder 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
elder brother
William Frank Machen
Birth: August 6, 1887 28 21Alabama, United States
Death: January 3, 1916
2 years
himself
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
Family with Nora Elizabeth Moore - View this family
himself
Altona Thurman Machen
Birth: December 11, 1889 31 23Camp Hill, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
Death: February 12, 1945
wife
Marriage:

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