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Louis Thomas Norwood1899

Louis Thomas Norwood
Given names
Louis Thomas
Birth December 19, 1899 37
Death of a motherElizabeth Adams
June 20, 1915 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 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 17 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 18 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://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 41 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://goo.gl/QfFDwG
Death of a half-brotherJohn Schermerhorn
November 23, 1945 (Age 45 years)
Death of a half-sisterMary Jane Vanpelt Schermerhorn
about 1948 (Age 48 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 50 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://goo.gl/o1FrfM
Death of a half-sisterElizabeth Schermerhorn
August 20, 1954 (Age 54 years)
Death of a half-brotherCharles Frederick Schermerhorn
February 12, 1956 (Age 56 years)

Death of a half-brotherSamuel Van Pelt Schermerhorn
July 26, 1957 (Age 57 years)


Family with parents - View this family
Mother’s family with Charles Horace Schermerhorn - View this family
Marriage: July 3, 1876Sunbury, Storrington, Ontario, CANADA
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Louis Thomas Norwood, son of Louis Theodore Norwood and Elizabeth Adams, was born on December 19, 1899 in Watertown, Jefferson Co., New York.