The Shemwell Family

Franklin Monroe WilliamsAge: 68 years18821950

Franklin Monroe Williams
Given names
Franklin Monroe
Birth 1882 23 18

Birth of a brotherJames Elzie Williams
May 9, 1890 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherLannie S Williams
1897 (Age 15 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 16 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 -
Death of a maternal grandmotherRebecca Susan Whitehurst
December 1, 1915 (Age 33 years)
Address: Center Point Com.
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 34 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 35 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 36 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 -
Death of a maternal grandfatherLittleberry “Berry” Wallace
February 8, 1920 (Age 38 years)
Cause: Influenza
Death of a motherSarah Floyd “Sallie” Wallace
August 13, 1923 (Age 41 years)
Cause: Carsenoma of the liver
Death of a paternal grandmotherEmmaline Wallace
November 11, 1924 (Age 42 years)

Death of a fatherElisha D Williams
December 25, 1926 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 47 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 59 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 -
Death of a brotherJames Elzie Williams
December 22, 1945 (Age 63 years)
Death of a sisterMary Elizabeth Williams
May 5, 1948 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 68 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 64 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. -
Death February 2, 1950 (Age 68 years)
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elder sister
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Birth: July 16, 1880 21 17Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 5, 1948Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
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

Franklin Monroe Williams has 13 first cousins recorded