The Shemwell Family

Ephram Dillon BilbreyAge: 62 years18771940

Ephram Dillon Bilbrey
Given names
Ephram Dillon
Birth July 15, 1877 19 21
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 5 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Marriage of a parentEphriam B BilbreyMarinda Arbelle “Lou” StackView this family
Type: Civil marriage
January 14, 1895 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 22 years)
MarriageHarden Daisy BrownView this family
January 19, 1902 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJoseph Carter “Joe” Bilbrey
February 20, 1903 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#1Rex Bilbrey
November 16, 1903 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Roxie Virgie Bilbrey
March 6, 1905 (Age 27 years)
Death of a fatherEphriam B Bilbrey
January 20, 1908 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#3Ephriam Brown “Brownie” Bilbrey
June 23, 1909 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Mildred Bilbrey
November 24, 1913 (Age 36 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a wifeHarden Daisy Brown
November 30, 1917 (Age 40 years)
Burial of a wifeHarden Daisy Brown
December 1, 1917 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 39 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 40 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#5Dorothy Lee Bilbrey
February 14, 1921 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a son
#6James Dillon Bilbrey
March 26, 1929 (Age 51 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death March 23, 1940 (Age 62 years)
Cause of death: Cardiovascular Renal Disease
Cemetery: Bilbrey Cemetery
Last change December 11, 201708:14:10

by: Barry Shemwell