The Shemwell Family

Harrison Wilson Vickers JrAge: 79 years18791958

Harrison Wilson Vickers Jr
Given names
Harrison Wilson
Name suffix
Birth April 13, 1879 33 27
Census June 18, 1880 (Age 14 months)
Birth of a sisterCorrine Bruce Vickers
February 1881 (Age 21 months)
Birth of a sisterClara Elbrook Vickers
October 4, 1882 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterRose Eleanor Vickers
August 1888 (Age 9 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Barber
December 4, 1890 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterDorothy Barber Vickers
June 25, 1894 (Age 15 years)
Death of a sisterMary Barber Vickers
August 20, 1895 (Age 16 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 -
Census June 16, 1900 (Age 21 years)
Death of a sisterDorothy Barber Vickers
July 10, 1907 (Age 28 years)
Cause: typhoid fever
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 31 years)
Death of a fatherHarrison Wilson Vickers
June 5, 1911 (Age 32 years)

MarriageRebecca Brown EliasonView this family
December 27, 1911 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Dorothy Barber Vickers
1915 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#2Harrison Wilson “Nirk” Vickers III
February 1, 1916 (Age 36 years)
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 -
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-
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 -
Census January 8, 1920 (Age 40 years)
Death of a sisterCorrine Bruce Vickers
December 5, 1921 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 50 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 22, 1930 (Age 51 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Vickers
December 1, 1934 (Age 55 years)
Death of a motherJane Barber Yates “Jennie” Shemwell
January 6, 1935 (Age 55 years)
Cause: Attack of Indigestion
Newspaper Article
Attempted Suicide
August 6, 1935 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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 -
Marriage of a childHarrison Wilson “Nirk” Vickers IIIThelma WallerView this family
May 17, 1950 (Age 71 years)
Death of a sisterJane Shemwell “Jennie” Vickers
December 15, 1951 (Age 72 years)
Death of a sisterRose Eleanor Vickers
February 19, 1953 (Age 73 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 70 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 -
Death of a wifeRebecca Brown Eliason
July 7, 1955 (Age 76 years)
Death of a daughterDorothy Barber Vickers
1955 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 66 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. -
Death July 30, 1958 (Age 79 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Chester Cemetery
Last change August 31, 201815:18:29

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
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
elder brother
George Vickers
Birth: June 14, 1877 31 25Maryland, United States
Death: December 1, 1934South San Francisco, San Mateo, California, United States
22 months
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 Rebecca Brown Eliason - View this family
Marriage: December 27, 1911Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
4 years
Dorothy Barber Vickers
Birth: 1915 35 29Pennsylvania, United States
Death: 1955Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
13 months
Harrison Wilson “Nirk” Vickers III
Birth: February 1, 1916 36 30Pennsylvania, United States
Death: March 20, 2008Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States

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