The Shemwell Family

Hiram Presley AblesAge: 66 years18631930

Name
Hiram Presley Ables
Given names
Hiram Presley
Surname
Ables
Birth July 2, 1863
Occupation
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 3 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 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
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 - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a grandsonDello Lee Ables
November 6, 1929 (Age 66 years)
Death May 11, 1930 (Age 66 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Sunset Hill Cemetery
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June 3, 2020

by: Barry Shemwell
Note: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27457235/ab
Last change September 27, 202015:55:29

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

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

Stewart, Tennessee

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
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

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
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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