The Shemwell Family

Allen James RallsAge: 58 years18801938

Allen James Ralls
Given names
Allen James
Birth February 11, 1880 35 34
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 3 months)
Birth of a brotherGeorge C Ralls
September 1883 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterFlorence Ralls
July 8, 1885 (Age 5 years)
Death of a sisterFlorence Ralls
March 26, 1893 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 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 20 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#1Allen James “Claudy” Ralls Jr.
November 1911 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Opal Alice Ralls
November 9, 1914 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherThomas M “Tom” Ralls
July 15, 1915 (Age 35 years)
Cause: chronic Briglit's disease
Birth of a daughter
#3Marjory R Ralls
March 11, 1916 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 35 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
WW1 Draft
September 12, 1918 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 36 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 37 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 -
Census January 8, 1920 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#4Lawrence F Ralls
July 2, 1921 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#5Thomas Walter “Tom” Ralls
April 6, 1924 (Age 44 years)
Death of a motherMary Alice Shemwell
April 26, 1925 (Age 45 years)
Death of a sisterEddie M Ralls
May 4, 1928 (Age 48 years)
Cause: Flu and Pneumonia
Death of a sonAllen James “Claudy” Ralls Jr.
November 28, 1928 (Age 48 years)
Cause: Typhoid Fever
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 49 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 17, 1930 (Age 50 years)
Death of a sonLawrence F Ralls
November 17, 1937 (Age 57 years)
Cause: Epelepitic Fit
Death June 7, 1938 (Age 58 years)
Cause of death: Heart attack
Burial June 8, 1938 (1 day after death)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Ralls Cemetery
Last change April 29, 202011:03:56

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: June 22, 1865Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
Eddie M Ralls
Birth: February 1868 23 22Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 4, 1928Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
Walter James Ralls
Birth: February 12, 1870 25 24Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 27, 1944Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder brother
7 years
4 years
younger brother
George C Ralls
Birth: September 1883 38 38Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 1964Stewart, Tennessee, United States
22 months
younger sister
Florence Ralls
Birth: July 8, 1885 40 40Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 26, 1893Stewart, Tennessee, United States
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Allen James “Claudy” Ralls Jr.
Birth: November 1911 31 21Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 28, 1928Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Opal Alice Ralls
Birth: November 9, 1914 34 24Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1964Stewart, Tennessee, United States
16 months
Shemwell Oak Grove CemeteryMarjory R Ralls
Birth: March 11, 1916 36 26Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 25, 1958McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Lawrence F Ralls
Birth: July 2, 1921 41 31Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 17, 1937Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Thomas Walter “Tom” Ralls
Birth: April 6, 1924 44 34Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 9, 1976Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Allen James Ralls has 5 first cousins recorded