The Shemwell Family

James Merton “Jim” ConnellAge: 64 years18771942

Name
James Merton “Jim” Connell
Given names
James Merton
Surname
Connell
Nickname
Jim
Birth October 8, 1877 28 26
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 14, 1880 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterLillian Izora “Lillie” Connell
March 29, 1882 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a brotherThomas Frederick Connell
July 16, 1884 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherGeorge W Connell
about 1884 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterNettie Pansy Connell
July 24, 1886 (Age 8 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 16, 1900 (Age 22 years)
MarriageCallie C LavenderView this family
November 25, 1909 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#1Raymond Leslie Connell
June 5, 1914 (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 - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a fatherGeorge Franklin Connell
August 14, 1925 (Age 47 years)

Death of a sisterLillian Izora “Lillie” Connell
April 13, 1926 (Age 48 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 51 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 52 years)
Census April 3, 1940 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 64 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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death September 7, 1942 (Age 64 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery
Last change November 14, 202117:19:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 25, 1869Houston, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
Georgia Florence Connell
Birth: September 9, 1875 26 24Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 27, 1954Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
-8 months
elder brother
Connell
Birth: about 1874 24 22Tennessee, United States
Death: February 1877Tennessee, United States
4 years
himself
James Merton “Jim” Connell
Birth: October 8, 1877 28 26Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 7, 1942Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
5 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Thomas Frederick Connell
Birth: July 16, 1884 35 33Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 31, 1958Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Nettie Pansy Connell McMillan TombstoneNettie Pansy Connell
Birth: July 24, 1886 37 35Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 5, 1955Arlington, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Family with Callie C Lavender - View this family
himself
James Merton “Jim” Connell
Birth: October 8, 1877 28 26Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 7, 1942Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
wife
Callie C Lavender
Birth: November 17, 1884Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 26, 1977Harbor Beach, Huron, Michigan, United States
Marriage: November 25, 1909Williamson, Tennessee, United States
5 years
son
Raymond Leslie Connell
Birth: June 5, 1914 36 29Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 11, 1988Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

James Merton “Jim” Connell has 21 first cousins recorded