The Shemwell Family

James Logan FinnellAge: 51 years18711923

Name
James Logan Finnell
Given names
James Logan
Surname
Finnell
Birth May 15, 1871 33 31
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 6 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageMittie Susan EpperlyView this family
about 1897 (Age 25 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 26 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 son
#1Hollis B Finnell
1899 (Age 27 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2Gussie Lee Finnell
June 5, 1901 (Age 30 years)
Address: Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States
Birth of a son
#3Lloyd Howell Finnell
1904 (Age 32 years)

Death of a motherMary Susan Drinkard
1911 (Age 39 years)

Death of a fatherHowell Finnell
June 12, 1915 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 44 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 45 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 46 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/
Census January 7, 1920 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childBishop Wilson ShemwellGussie Lee FinnellView this family
August 21, 1920 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Billy Gene Shemwell
October 27, 1921 (Age 50 years)
Death March 7, 1923 (Age 51 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Finnell Family Cemetery
Last change March 9, 201814:45:56

by: Barry Shemwell