The Shemwell Family

William Daniel StallsAge: 74 years18501924

Name
William Daniel Stalls
Given names
William Daniel
Surname
Stalls
Birth February 28, 1850
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 6 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 11 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 16 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 16 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 18 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Civil marriageMartha Earl RigginsView this family
February 26, 1872 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1Arthur Lee Stalls
January 9, 1876 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Willie Ella Stalls
February 23, 1878 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 27 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 daughter
#3Girtha Mattie Stalls
December 8, 1879 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#4Joe Stalls
1882 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Edna Earl Stalls
June 6, 1884 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#6Lundy Lane Stalls
March 11, 1886 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#7Felix Johnson Stalls
January 14, 1891 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 48 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 1, 1900 (Age 50 years)
Census April 19, 1910 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 65 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 66 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 67 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 3, 1920 (Age 69 years)
Death December 12, 1924 (Age 74 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Highland Cemetery
Last change March 15, 201713:38:16

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Martha Earl Riggins - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: February 26, 1872Stewart, Tennessee, United States
4 years
son
Arthur Lee Stalls
Birth: January 9, 1876 25 17Texas, United States
Death: August 10, 1964Texas, United States
2 years
daughter
Willie Ella Stalls
Birth: February 23, 1878 27 19Texas, United States
Death: March 15, 1952Dallas, Texas, United States
21 months
daughter
3 years
son
2 years
daughter
Edna Earl Stalls
Birth: June 6, 1884 34 25Deport, Lamar, Texas, United States
Death:
21 months
son
5 years
son

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Daniel Stalls - Household

Lamar, Texas, United States

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Stalls, William headWMFeb185050M28TNTNTNfarmer
Stalls, EarlwifeWFJun185841M2888TNTNTN
Stalls, Willie daughterWFFeb187822STXTNTN
Stalls, GirthadaughterWFDec188019STXTNTN
Stalls, JoesonWMNov188118STXTNTN
Stalls, EdnadaughterWFJun188316STXTNTN
Stalls, LondasonWMMar188614STXTNTN
Stalls, PhelixsonWMJan18919STXTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Daniel Stalls - Household

Lamar, Texas, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Stalls, BillieheadMW60M38TNTNTNfarmer
Stalls, EarlwifeFW51M3888TNTNTN
Stalls, PhelixsonMW19STXTNTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Daniel Stalls - Household

Deport, Lamar, Texas, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Stalls, William DheadMW69MTNTNTNfarmer
Stalls, Martha EwifeFW62MTNTNTN
Stalls, Felix JsonMW28STXTNTNlaborercotton gin