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Charles Frederick SchermerhornAge: 73 years18821956

Charles Frederick Schermerhorn
Given names
Charles Frederick
Birth December 24, 1882 28 20
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Schermerhorn
November 27, 1884 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a brotherJohn Schermerhorn
November 2, 1886 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 15 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://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Birth of a half-brotherLouis Thomas Norwood
December 19, 1899 (Age 16 years)
Death of a fatherCharles Horace Schermerhorn
December 13, 1907 (Age 24 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Adams
June 20, 1915 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 33 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
MarriagePearl GowerView this family
September 3, 1917 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 34 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 35 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 46 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 58 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 brotherJohn Schermerhorn
November 23, 1945 (Age 62 years)
Death of a sisterMary Jane Vanpelt Schermerhorn
about 1948 (Age 65 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 67 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 sisterElizabeth Schermerhorn
August 20, 1954 (Age 71 years)
Death February 12, 1956 (Age 73 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: July 3, 1876Sunbury, Storrington, Ontario, CANADA
8 years
younger sister
-7 years
elder sister
21 months
elder sister
17 months
elder brother
2 years
4 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with Louis Theodore Norwood - View this family
Family with Private - View this family
Family with Private - View this family
Family with Pearl Gower - View this family
Marriage: September 3, 1917Medina, Ohio, USA

  1. Generation 1
    1. Charles Frederick Schermerhorn, son of Charles Horace Schermerhorn and Elizabeth Adams, was born on December 24, 1882 in Kingston, Ontario, CANADA and died on February 12, 1956 at the age of 73. He married Pearl Gower on September 3, 1917 in Medina, Ohio, USA.