The Shemwell Family

Newton B EllisAge: 48 years18791928

Name
Newton B Ellis
Given names
Newton B
Surname
Ellis
Birth November 14, 1879 28 26
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 6 months)
Death of a brotherWilliam Everett Ellis
July 3, 1880 (Age 7 months)
Birth of a sisterIda Inez Ellis
November 15, 1882 (Age 3 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Florian Ellis
August 25, 1883 (Age 3 years)
Death of a sisterIda Inez Ellis
November 19, 1883 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn T Ellis Jr.
January 1885 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterGrace Louise Ellis
May 1887 (Age 7 years)
Death of a motherIda C Crenshaw
August 20, 1891 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn Thaddeus EllisGrace M CrenshawView this family
October 19, 1892 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherRachal R Robertson
January 10, 1895 (Age 15 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 20 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn Thaddeus EllisLucy JusticeView this family
July 8, 1900 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert L Crenshaw
September 8, 1900 (Age 20 years)

Birth of a half-sisterMarietta Ellis
October 3, 1902 (Age 22 years)
Death of a brotherJohn T Ellis Jr.
December 8, 1904 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a half-sisterJohn Thelma “Johnie” Ellis
October 29, 1908 (Age 28 years)
Death of a sisterBessie E Ellis
April 21, 1909 (Age 29 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRobert L Ellis
August 17, 1915 (Age 35 years)
Death of a half-brotherRobert L Ellis
December 27, 1915 (Age 36 years)
Address: 1161 Peabody Ave
Cause: Congenitial heart disease
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 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 37 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 38 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 fatherJohn Thaddeus Ellis
October 16, 1919 (Age 39 years)
Census January 2, 1920 (Age 40 years)
Death April 6, 1928 (Age 48 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Forest Hill Cemetery
Last change December 22, 201510:08:34

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

Newton B Ellis has 3 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John T. Ellis - Household

Bartlett township Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, USA

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
J. T. EllisWM29headS-Dry Goods MerchantTNTNTN
J. E. EllisWF27wifeS-TNVATN
D. E. EllisWF5daughterS-TNTNTN
J. F. EllisWM3sonS-TNTNTN
W. E. EllisWM2sonS-TNTNTN
Newton B. EllisWM6msonS-TNTNTN
Clara EllisWF10younger sisterS-TNVATN

Notes: Wife is different or mistake

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John T. Ellis - Household

Ward 8 Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
John T. EllisheadWMApr 185149SWd--TNTNVAContractor
Newton B. EllissonMNov 187821S---TNTNTNClerk
J. T. Ellis Jr.sonWMJan 188515S---TNTNTNAt School
Louise EllisdaughterWFMay 188713S---TNTNTNAt School

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

Ward 19 Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustry
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