The Shemwell Family

Rose Eleanor VickersAge: 64 years18881953

Name
Rose Eleanor Vickers
Given names
Rose Eleanor
Surname
Vickers
Married name
Rose Eleanor Brooks
Birth August 1888 43 36
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Barber
December 4, 1890 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterDorothy Barber Vickers
June 25, 1894 (Age 5 years)
Death of a sisterMary Barber Vickers
August 20, 1895 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 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 11 years)
Death of a sisterDorothy Barber Vickers
July 10, 1907 (Age 18 years)
Cause: typhoid fever
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 21 years)
Death of a fatherHarrison Wilson Vickers
June 5, 1911 (Age 22 years)
Religious marriagePhilip Medford BrooksView this family
February 8, 1916 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 27 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a son
#1Philip Medford Brooks Jr.
July 13, 1917 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 28 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 29 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 12, 1920 (Age 31 years)
Death of a sisterCorrine Bruce Vickers
December 5, 1921 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Jane Vickers Brooks
October 18, 1926 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 41 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 18, 1930 (Age 41 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Vickers
December 1, 1934 (Age 46 years)
Death of a motherJane Barber Yates “Jennie” Shemwell
January 6, 1935 (Age 46 years)
Cause: Attack of Indigestion
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 53 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 sisterJane Shemwell “Jennie” Vickers
December 15, 1951 (Age 63 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Harold SprinkleJane Vickers BrooksView this family
Type: Religious marriage
June 28, 1952 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 61 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 57 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 February 19, 1953 (Age 64 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Christ Church Cemetery
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
elder 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
herself
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 Philip Medford Brooks - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: February 8, 1916Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
17 months
son
Philip Medford Brooks Jr.
Birth: July 13, 1917 31 28Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
Death: December 2, 1998Easton, Talbot, Maryland, United States
9 years
daughter
Jane Vickers Brooks
Birth: October 18, 1926 41 38Kent, Maryland, United States
Death: January 27, 2004Chestertown, 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 - Philip Medford Brooks - Household

Mill Road Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Brooks, P MheadMW34MMDMDMDMillerOwn Mill
Brooks, Rose EwifeFW31MMDMDMD
Brooks, P M JrsonMW2-6mMMDMDMD

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Philip Medford Brooks - Household

Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Brooks, P MedfordheadMW44M30MDMDMDProprietirFlour Mill
Brooks, Rose VwifeFW42M29MDMDMD
Brooks, P Medford JrsonMW12SMDMDMD
Brooks, Jane VdaughterFW3-5mSMDMDMD
Dery, CelenoservantFNeg45MMDMDMDCookPrivate Home

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Philip Medford Brooks - Household

202 Water Street Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Brooks, P MheadMW54MMDsame houseManufacturerGrain Mill
Brooks, Rose VwifeFW52MMDsame house
Brooks, Philip JrsonMW22SMDsame houseSalesmanGrain Mill
Brooks, Jane VdaughterFW13SMDsame house
Dery, SelenoservantMNeg48WdMDsame househouse workProvate home