The Shemwell Family

Mary Elizabeth WilliamsAge: 67 years18801948

Name
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Given names
Mary Elizabeth
Surname
Williams
Married name
Mary Elizabeth Page
Birth July 16, 1880 21 17
MarriageWilliam Vinson PageView this family
unknown

Birth of a brotherFranklin Monroe Williams
1882 (Age 17 months)

Birth of a brotherJames Elzie Williams
May 9, 1890 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherLannie S Williams
1897 (Age 16 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 17 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
#1Sallie Irene Page
July 27, 1905 (Age 25 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherRebecca Susan Whitehurst
December 1, 1915 (Age 35 years)
Address: Center Point Com.
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 35 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 36 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 37 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/
Death of a maternal grandfatherLittleberry “Berry” Wallace
February 8, 1920 (Age 39 years)
Cause: Influenza
Death of a motherSarah Floyd “Sallie” Wallace
August 13, 1923 (Age 43 years)
Cause: Carsenoma of the liver
Death of a paternal grandmotherEmmaline Wallace
November 11, 1924 (Age 44 years)

Death of a fatherElisha D Williams
December 25, 1926 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 49 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Mary Elizabeth Page
January 13, 1938 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 61 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 brotherJames Elzie Williams
December 22, 1945 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 65 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 May 5, 1948 (Age 67 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Williams Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
herself
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Birth: July 16, 1880 21 17Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 5, 1948Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
8 years
younger brother
James Elzie Williams
Birth: May 9, 1890 31 27Tennessee, United States
Death: December 22, 1945Webster, Kentucky, United States
8 years
younger brother
Family with William Vinson Page - View this family
husband
William Vinson Page
Birth: May 2, 1879Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 19, 1966Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
herself
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Birth: July 16, 1880 21 17Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 5, 1948Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:
daughter

Mary Elizabeth Williams has 13 first cousins recorded