The Shemwell Family

George VickersAge: 57 years18771934

Name
George Vickers
Given names
George
Surname
Vickers
Birth June 14, 1877 31 25
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 6 months)

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 21 months)
Census June 18, 1880 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterCorrine Bruce Vickers
February 1881 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterClara Elbrook Vickers
October 4, 1882 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterRose Eleanor Vickers
August 1888 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Barber
December 4, 1890 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterDorothy Barber Vickers
June 25, 1894 (Age 17 years)
Death of a sisterMary Barber Vickers
August 20, 1895 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 16, 1900 (Age 23 years)
Death of a sisterDorothy Barber Vickers
July 10, 1907 (Age 30 years)
Cause: typhoid fever
Death of a fatherHarrison Wilson Vickers
June 5, 1911 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
WW1 Draft
September 12, 1918 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 39 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 40 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 15, 1920 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sisterCorrine Bruce Vickers
December 5, 1921 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 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 December 1, 1934 (Age 57 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Chester Cemetery
Last change September 1, 201809:57:52

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
elder sister
17 months
himself
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 Francis Dixon - View this family
himself
George Vickers
Birth: June 14, 1877 31 25Maryland, United States
Death: December 1, 1934South San Francisco, San Mateo, California, United States
wife
daughter
Private
Libby + Francis Dixon - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage:
step-daughter
5 years
step-daughter

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MilitaryU.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
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

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Harrison Wilson Vickers - Household

Cobb Ave Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Vickers, Harrison WheadWMJun184554M27MDMDMDFarmer
Vickers, Jennie VwifeWFDec185148M2787MDMDMD
Vickers, GeorgesonWMJun187722SMDMDMDAt Home
Vickers, Harrison W JrsonWMApr187921SMDMDMDAt School
Vickers, Corrine BdaughterWFFeb188119SMDMDMDAt School
Vickers, Clara JdaughterWFOct188317SMDMDMDAt School
Vickers, Rose EdaughterWFAug188811SMDMDMDAt School
Vickers, Dorothy BdaughterWFJun18945SMDMDMDAt School
Evans, SimonservantBMOctSVAVAVAAt School
Lee, ManuelservantBMJun185748M9VAVAVAAt School

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - George Vickers - Household

Engle? Street Englewood, Bergen, New Jersey

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Vickers, GeorgeheadMW42MMDMDMDMinerCoal
Vickers, FranciswifeFW37MTXTXMO
Libby, MargaretdaughterFW15SNYTXTXStudentSchool
Libby, MercedesdaughterFW11SNYTXTXStudentSchool
O'day, SallieservantFW38M1913ScotlandScotlandScotlandCookPrivate Home
O'day, HelenroomerFW4SNYNYScotland