The Shemwell Family

Hiram Presley AblesAge: 66 years18631930

Hiram Presley Ables
Given names
Hiram Presley
Birth July 2, 1863
Deputy Sheriff

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 3 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 3 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 5 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageFannie Bell RigginsView this family
July 30, 1888 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#1Richard Delmar Ables
December 19, 1892 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Anna Colleen Ables
June 18, 1895 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Lucy Marie Ables
October 31, 1897 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#4Lillian B Ables
February 1899 (Age 35 years)
Census June 26, 1900 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Hallye Mae Ables
November 8, 1900 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Helen G Ables
1903 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Francis Nellie Ables
1905 (Age 41 years)
Census May 6, 1910 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childHarold SykesLucy Marie AblesView this family
Type: Civil marriage
March 21, 1915 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 52 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 53 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 54 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 -
Marriage of a childLurton GeorgeHallye Mae AblesView this family
Type: Civil marriage
November 30, 1919 (Age 56 years)
Census February 3, 1920 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Dello Lee Ables
October 25, 1924 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 66 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a grandsonDello Lee Ables
November 6, 1929 (Age 66 years)
Death May 11, 1930 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery: Sunset Hill Cemetery
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June 3, 2020

by: Barry Shemwell
Last change September 27, 202015:55:29

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Fannie Bell Riggins - View this family
Marriage: July 30, 1888Stewart, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Richard Delmar Ables
Birth: December 19, 1892 29 22Tharp, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 1983Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
3 years
Anna Colleen Ables
Birth: June 18, 1895 31 24Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 26, 1993Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States
2 years
16 months
21 months
3 years
3 years

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Hiram Presley Ables - Household

Stewart, Tennessee

Able, HiramheadWMJul186336M12TNTNTNFarmer
Able, Fannie BwifeWFNov187029M1264TNTNTN
Able, Richard DsonWMDec18927STNTNTN
Able, Anna CdaughterWFJun18954STNTNTN
Able, Lucy MdaughterWFOct18972STNTNTN
Able, Lillian BdaughterWFFeb18991STNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Hiram Presley Ables - Household

Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Ables, Hiram PheadMW47M21TNTNTNfarmer
Ables, Fannie BwifeFW39M21107TNTNTN
Ables, Richard DsonMW17STNTNTNlaborer
Ables, Annie CdaughterFW14MTNTNTN
Ables, Lucy MdaughterFW12STNTNTN
Ables, Lillian BdaughterFW10STNTNTN
Ables, Hallie MdaughterFW8STNTNTN
Ables, Helen GdaughterFW7STNTNTN
Ables, Francis NdaughterFW5STNTNTN

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