The Shemwell Family

Grace Louise Ellis1887

Name
Grace Louise Ellis
Given names
Grace Louise
Surname
Ellis
Married name
Grace Louise Cartwright
Birth May 1887 36 34
Death of a motherIda C Crenshaw
August 20, 1891 (Age 4 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn Thaddeus EllisGrace M CrenshawView this family
October 19, 1892 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherRachal R Robertson
January 10, 1895 (Age 7 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 10 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 13 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn Thaddeus EllisLucy JusticeView this family
July 8, 1900 (Age 13 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert L Crenshaw
September 8, 1900 (Age 13 years)

Birth of a half-sisterMarietta Ellis
October 3, 1902 (Age 15 years)
Death of a brotherJohn T Ellis Jr.
December 8, 1904 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a half-sisterJohn Thelma “Johnie” Ellis
October 29, 1908 (Age 21 years)
Death of a sisterBessie E Ellis
April 21, 1909 (Age 21 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRobert L Ellis
August 17, 1915 (Age 28 years)
Death of a half-brotherRobert L Ellis
December 27, 1915 (Age 28 years)
Address: 1161 Peabody Ave
Cause: Congenitial heart disease
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 28 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 29 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 30 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 32 years)
Death of a brotherNewton B Ellis
April 6, 1928 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 42 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
Death of a half-sisterMarietta Ellis
February 11, 1935 (Age 47 years)
Cause: suicide - carbolic acid poisoning
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 54 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 62 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a half-sisterJohn Thelma “Johnie” Ellis
August 26, 1974 (Age 87 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 58 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Deathunknown

Last change December 5, 201913:31:35

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
elder brother
Newton B Ellis
Birth: November 14, 1879 28 26Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 6, 1928Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
Ida Inez Ellis
Birth: November 15, 1882 31 29Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 19, 1883Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
John T Ellis Jr.
Birth: January 1885 33 31Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 8, 1904Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
herself
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
Family with Private - View this family
husband
Private
herself

Grace Louise Ellis has 3 first cousins recorded

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