The Shemwell Family

James Elzie WilliamsAge: 55 years18901945

James Elzie Williams
Given names
James Elzie
Birth May 9, 1890 31 27
Birth of a brotherLannie S Williams
1897 (Age 6 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 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 25 years)
Address: Center Point Com.
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 25 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 26 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 27 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 29 years)
Cause: Influenza
Death of a motherSarah Floyd “Sallie” Wallace
August 13, 1923 (Age 33 years)
Cause: Carsenoma of the liver
Death of a paternal grandmotherEmmaline Wallace
November 11, 1924 (Age 34 years)

Death of a fatherElisha D Williams
December 25, 1926 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 39 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 51 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 December 22, 1945 (Age 55 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
elder brother
8 years
James Elzie Williams
Birth: May 9, 1890 31 27Tennessee, United States
Death: December 22, 1945Webster, Kentucky, United States
8 years
younger brother

James Elzie Williams has 13 first cousins recorded