The Shemwell Family

Olivia Powers1873

Name
Olivia Powers
Given names
Olivia
Surname
Powers
Married name
Olivia Wallace
Birth November 1873
MarriageThomas Yateman WallaceView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a sisterConnie Powers
February 1882 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Florence Wallace
July 1895 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Sarah R Wallace
May 1897 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 24 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 son
#3Thomas D Wallace
March 1899 (Age 25 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 42 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 43 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 44 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 55 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 68 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 76 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a husbandThomas Yateman Wallace
July 18, 1960 (Age 86 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 72 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
Deathunknown

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
herself
8 years
younger sister
Family with Thomas Yateman Wallace - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
daughter
23 months
daughter
23 months
son

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Sallie (unknown) - Household

Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
Sallie PowersheadWFJan 185149W-22TNTNTN
Olivia WallacedaughterWFNov 187326M533KYTNTN
Thomas  Wallaceson-in-lawWMOct 187722M5--TNTNTNFarmer
Florence Wallacegrand-daughterWFJul 18954S---TNTNTN
Sarah R Wallacegrand-daughterWFMay 18973S-44TNTNTN
Thomas D Wallacegrand-sonWMMar 18991S---TNTNTN
Connie PowersdaughterWFFeb 188218M111TNUNKUNK
Arrena L Jenkinsgrand-daughterWFFeb 188218S---TNUNKTN