The Shemwell Family

Lucy JusticeAge: 50 years18751926

Lucy Justice
Given names
Married name
Lucy Ellis
Birth September 12, 1875
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 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 -
MarriageJohn Thaddeus EllisView this family
July 8, 1900 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Marietta Ellis
October 3, 1902 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2John Thelma “Johnie” Ellis
October 29, 1908 (Age 33 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#3Robert L Ellis
August 17, 1915 (Age 39 years)
Death of a sonRobert L Ellis
December 27, 1915 (Age 40 years)
Address: 1161 Peabody Ave
Cause: Congenitial heart disease
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 40 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 41 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 42 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 -
Death of a husbandJohn Thaddeus Ellis
October 16, 1919 (Age 44 years)
Cause: hemiplegia
Burial of a husbandJohn Thaddeus Ellis
October 17, 1919 (Age 44 years)
Cemetery: Forest Hill Cemetery
Census January 2, 1920 (Age 44 years)
Death January 22, 1926 (Age 50 years)
Burial January 23, 1926 (1 day after death)
Cemetery: Forest Hill Cemetery
Last change December 22, 201510:08:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder sister
5 years
elder sister
3 years
Family with John Thaddeus Ellis - View this family
Marriage: July 8, 1900Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Marietta Ellis
Birth: October 3, 1902 51 27Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 11, 1935Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
6 years
John Thelma “Johnie” Ellis
Birth: October 29, 1908 57 33Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 26, 1974Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
7 years
Robert L Ellis
Birth: August 17, 1915 64 39Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 27, 1915Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
John Thaddeus Ellis + Ida C Crenshaw - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: November 13, 1872Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Bessie E Ellis
Birth: December 1874 23 21Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 21, 1909Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
22 months
John Florian Ellis
Birth: September 16, 1876 25 23Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 25, 1883Shelby, Tennessee, United States
20 months
William Everett Ellis
Birth: May 20, 1878 27 25Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 3, 1880Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
18 months
Newton B Ellis
Birth: November 14, 1879 28 26Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 6, 1928Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Ida Inez Ellis
Birth: November 15, 1882 31 29Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 19, 1883Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
John T Ellis Jr.
Birth: January 1885 33 31Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 8, 1904Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
John Thaddeus Ellis + Grace M Crenshaw - View this family
husband’s wife
Grace M Crenshaw
Birth: 1851 23 18Tennessee, United States
Death: September 4, 1898Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: October 19, 1892Shelby, Tennessee, United States

Lucy Justice has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - John T. Ellis - Household

Ward 19 Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA

John T. EllisheadMW58S10--TNTNVAContractorGeneral Hauling
Lucy J. ElliswifeFW35S1032TNTNTN
Newton B. EllissonMW34S---TNTNTN
Grace L. EllisdaughterFW22S---TNTNTN
Marietta EllisdaughterFW7S---TNTNTN
Thelma EllisdaughterFW1y6mS---TNTNTN
Erma Justicesister in lawFW37S---TNTNTN

Notes: Next to married John has M2. Lucy 2nd wife 2 living children

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Lucy Justice - Household

1161 Peabody Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Ellis, LucyheadFW44STNTNTN
Ellis, MariettadaughterFW17STNTNTN
Ellis, John ThelmadaughterFW11STNTNTN
Ellis, Newton BsonMW40STNTNTNAgentReal Estate
Justice, Ettaelder sisterFW51STNTNTNTeacherPublic School
Justice, Ermaelder sisterFW47STNTNTNTeacherPublic School

Lucy should be Wd -b