The Shemwell Family

Dhalma Beloate EllisAge: 88 years18671955

Dhalma Beloate Ellis
Given names
Dhalma Beloate
Birth January 5, 1867 44 24
MarriagePearl BondView this family

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 23 months)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Birth of a sisterPemetta “Etta” Ellis
July 16, 1870 (Age 3 years)
Census August 23, 1870 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherLucy C Downer
after 1870 (Age 2 years)

Birth of a brotherGeorge Walter Ellis
estimated 1873 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherDodie Ellis
estimated 1876 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a sisterLucy Irene Ellis
March 1, 1880 (Age 13 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherEdward E Ellis
March 2, 1882 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a brotherWillie Ellis
January 12, 1885 (Age 18 years)
Death of a motherLucy J Beloate
January 15, 1885 (Age 18 years)
Death of a brotherWillie Ellis
July 8, 1885 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Carrie Belle Ellis
September 23, 1895 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Lola W Ellis
July 1898 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 31 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 6, 1900 (Age 33 years)
Death of a fatherPembroke Somerset “Pem” Ellis
February 16, 1901 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Lola Lucile Lurry
1916 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 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 49 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 50 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 grandson
#2Lt. Dhalma Ellis Lurry
February 1, 1921 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 62 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a grandsonLt. Dhalma Ellis Lurry
June 15, 1944 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 74 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 wifePearl Bond
February 28, 1946 (Age 79 years)
Death of a sisterPemetta “Etta” Ellis
October 17, 1947 (Age 80 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 82 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 78 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 January 17, 1955 (Age 88 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Morning Sun Cemetery
Last change June 11, 201813:28:20

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: October 6, 1864Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Dhalma Beloate Ellis
Birth: January 5, 1867 44 24Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 17, 1955Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
George Walter Ellis
Birth: estimated 1873 50 30Shelby, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger brother
Dodie Ellis
Birth: estimated 1876 53 33Shelby, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Edward E Ellis
Birth: March 2, 1882 59 39Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 22, 1964
3 years
younger brother
Willie Ellis
Birth: January 12, 1885 62 42Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 8, 1885Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Family with Pearl Bond - View this family
Dhalma Beloate Ellis
Birth: January 5, 1867 44 24Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 17, 1955Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Pearl Bond
Birth: October 11, 1871Tennessee, United States
Death: February 28, 1946Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Carrie Belle Ellis
Birth: September 23, 1895 28 23Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 29, 1961Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Lola W Ellis
Birth: July 1898 31 26Shelby, Tennessee, United States

Dhalma Beloate Ellis has 15 first cousins recorded