The Shemwell Family

Clara Elbrook VickersAge: 93 years18821976

Name
Clara Elbrook Vickers
Given names
Clara Elbrook
Surname
Vickers
Married name
Clara Elbrook Perkins
Birth October 4, 1882 37 30
Birth of a sisterRose Eleanor Vickers
August 1888 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Barber
December 4, 1890 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterDorothy Barber Vickers
June 25, 1894 (Age 11 years)
Death of a sisterMary Barber Vickers
August 20, 1895 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 15 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 17 years)
Religious marriageBenjamin Francis PerkinsView this family
December 18, 1902 (Age 20 years)
Death of a husbandBenjamin Francis Perkins
September 1903 (Age 20 years)

Death of a sisterDorothy Barber Vickers
July 10, 1907 (Age 24 years)
Cause: typhoid fever
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 27 years)
Death of a fatherHarrison Wilson Vickers
June 5, 1911 (Age 28 years)
MarriageHerbert Eugene PerkinsView this family
1912 (Age 29 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 33 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 34 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 35 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 14, 1920 (Age 37 years)
Death of a sisterCorrine Bruce Vickers
December 5, 1921 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 46 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 19, 1930 (Age 47 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Vickers
December 1, 1934 (Age 52 years)
Death of a motherJane Barber Yates “Jennie” Shemwell
January 6, 1935 (Age 52 years)
Cause: Attack of Indigestion
Census April 3, 1940 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 59 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
Death of a husbandHerbert Eugene Perkins
1947 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sisterJane Shemwell “Jennie” Vickers
December 15, 1951 (Age 69 years)
Death of a sisterRose Eleanor Vickers
February 19, 1953 (Age 70 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 67 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 brotherHarrison Wilson Vickers Jr
July 30, 1958 (Age 75 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 63 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 July 18, 1976 (Age 93 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Chester Cemetery
Last change February 22, 202102:15:11

by: Donna Osiek
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
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
elder brother
23 months
elder sister
Corrine Bruce Vickers
Birth: February 1881 35 29Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
Death: December 5, 1921Baltimore, Maryland, United States
20 months
herself
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 Herbert Eugene Perkins - View this family
husband
Herbert Eugene Perkins
Birth: September 10, 1875Maryland, United States
Death: 1947Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
herself
Clara Elbrook Vickers
Birth: October 4, 1882 37 30Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
Death: July 18, 1976Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States
Marriage: 1912
Family with Benjamin Francis Perkins - View this family
husband
herself
Clara Elbrook Vickers
Birth: October 4, 1882 37 30Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
Death: July 18, 1976Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States
Marriage: December 18, 1902Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States

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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

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Harrison Wilson Vickers - Household

280 Fairlee Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Vickers, Harrison WheadMW64M136MDMDMDOwn Income
Vickers, Jenny B RwifeFW58M13686MDMDMD
Vickers, Harrison W JrsonMW31SMDMDMDLawyerGeneral Practice
Perkins, Clara JdaughterFW27SMDMDMD
Vickers, Rose EdaughterFW21SMDMDMD
Butler, MartinaF22M1788MDMDMDServantPrivate Home
Hodgers, RichardservantM21SMDMDMDServantPrivate Home

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Eugene Perkins - Household

High Street Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Perkins, Herbert EheadMW44MMDMDMDLawLawyer
Perkins, Clara JwifeFW37MMDMDMD

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Eugene Perkins - Household

Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Perkins, Herbert EXheadMW64MMDsame houseLawyerPrivate Practice
Perkins, Clara DwifeFW57MMDsame house