The Shemwell Family

Ernest Douglas PowersAge: 72 years19051977

Ernest Douglas Powers
Given names
Ernest Douglas
Birth September 9, 1905 41 31
Birth of a sisterLessie Lorene Powers
May 1, 1907 (Age 19 months)

Census May 13, 1910 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 11 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 12 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a daughter
#1Joyce Annette Powers
July 30, 1938 (Age 32 years)

Death of a fatherArchie Barnabus Powers
December 11, 1942 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a son
#2Ronald Ernest Powers
January 2, 1943 (Age 37 years)

Birth of a son
#3Donald Douglas Powers
January 2, 1943 (Age 37 years)

Death of a sonRonald Ernest Powers
January 2, 1943 (Age 37 years)

Death of a sonDonald Douglas Powers
January 2, 1943 (Age 37 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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 -
Death of a motherPenelope Edward “Pennie” Vaughn
January 9, 1950 (Age 44 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 44 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 -
Death of a sisterIda Lillian Powers
January 10, 1962 (Age 56 years)

Death of a sisterJewell Pauline Powers
May 13, 1968 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 40 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death September 30, 1977 (Age 72 years)
Last change January 11, 201810:38:46

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder sister
Ethel Gladys Powers
Birth: January 2, 1893 28 18Cumberland City, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 18, 1979
20 months
elder sister
Eddie Gertrude Powers
Birth: August 27, 1894 30 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 23, 1979Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
7 years
elder sister
Jewell Pauline Powers
Birth: June 22, 1903 39 29Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 13, 1968Carlisle, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
20 months
younger sister
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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Archie Barnabus Powers - Household

Stewart, Tennessee

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