The Shemwell Family

Jane Shemwell “Jennie” VickersAge: 75 years18761951

Name
Jane Shemwell “Jennie” Vickers
Given names
Jane Shemwell
Surname
Vickers
Nickname
Jennie
Married name
Jane Shemwell Robinson
Married name
Jane Shemwell Manning
Birth 1876 30 24
Birth of a brotherGeorge Vickers
June 14, 1877 (Age 17 months)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a brotherHarrison Wilson Vickers Jr
April 13, 1879 (Age 3 years)
Census June 18, 1880 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterCorrine Bruce Vickers
February 1881 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterClara Elbrook Vickers
October 4, 1882 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterRose Eleanor Vickers
August 1888 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Barber
December 4, 1890 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterDorothy Barber Vickers
June 25, 1894 (Age 18 years)
Death of a sisterMary Barber Vickers
August 20, 1895 (Age 19 years)
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Religious marriageWilliam Kirkwood RobinsonView this family
April 18, 1900 (Age 24 years)
Death of a sisterDorothy Barber Vickers
July 10, 1907 (Age 31 years)
Cause: typhoid fever
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherHarrison Wilson Vickers
June 5, 1911 (Age 35 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Kirkwood Robinson
August 1912 (Age 36 years)
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 - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 5, 1920 (Age 44 years)
Religious marriageSidney Thruston ManningView this family
March 20, 1920 (Age 44 years)

Death of a sisterCorrine Bruce Vickers
December 5, 1921 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 53 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 54 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Vickers
December 1, 1934 (Age 58 years)
Death of a motherJane Barber Yates “Jennie” Shemwell
January 6, 1935 (Age 59 years)
Cause: Attack of Indigestion
Death of a husbandSidney Thruston Manning
January 20, 1937 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 65 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 74 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 70 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
Death December 15, 1951 (Age 75 years)
Last change September 9, 201815:40:31

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 22, 1873
13 months
elder sister
Mary Barber Vickers
Birth: June 7, 1874 28 22Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
Death: August 20, 1895Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
3 years
herself
17 months
younger brother
George Vickers
Birth: June 14, 1877 31 25Maryland, United States
Death: December 1, 1934South San Francisco, San Mateo, California, United States
22 months
younger brother
23 months
younger sister
Corrine Bruce Vickers
Birth: February 1881 35 29Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
Death: December 5, 1921Baltimore, Maryland, United States
20 months
younger sister
Clara Elbrook Vickers
Birth: October 4, 1882 37 30Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
Death: July 18, 1976Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States
6 years
younger sister
6 years
younger sister
Dorothy Barber Vickers
Birth: June 25, 1894 49 42Maryland, United States
Death: July 10, 1907Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States
Family with William Kirkwood Robinson - View this family
husband
William Kirkwood Robinson
Birth: March 2, 1870York, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: August 1912Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
herself
Marriage: April 18, 1900Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States
Family with Sidney Thruston Manning - View this family
husband
Sidney Thruston Manning
Birth: November 18, 1867Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States
Death: January 20, 1937Baltimore, Maryland, United States
herself
Marriage: March 20, 1920

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Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Harrison Wilson Vickers - Household

High Street Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Vickers, HarrisonWM34headMLawyerMDMDMD
Vickers, Jennie B YWF28wifeMKeeping HouseMDMDMD
Vickers, Mary BWF6daughterSMDMDMD
Vickers, Jennie SWF4daughterSMDMDMD
Vickers, GeorgeWM2sonSMDMDMD
Vickers, Harrison WWM1sonSMDMDMD
Shemwell, MaryWF66mother in lawWDMDMDMD
Shanks, FloraBF18ServantSDomestic ServantMDMDMD

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Kirkwood Robinson - Household

Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Robinson, William KheadMW40M9PAPAPAPhysician
Robinson, Jane VwifeFW29M9MDMDMD

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Jane Barber Yates “Jennie” Shemwell - Household

104 Front Street Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Vickers, Jennie B YheadFW68WdMDMDMD
Robinson, Jane VdaughterFW43WDMDMDMD

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Sidney Thruston Manning - Household

303 Edgevale Road Baltimore, Maryland

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Manning, Sidney TheadMW62M132MDMDMDDistrict ManagerFire Prevention
Manning, Jane VwifeFW52M121MDMDMD
Elliott, Clara VnieceFW25SMDMDMDTeacherPrivate School