The Shemwell Family

Florence Wallace1895

Name
Florence Wallace
Given names
Florence
Surname
Wallace
Birth July 1895 17 21
Birth of a sisterSarah R Wallace
May 1897 (Age 22 months)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 2 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 brotherThomas D Wallace
March 1899 (Age 3 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherRebecca Susan Whitehurst
December 1, 1915 (Age 20 years)
Address: Center Point Com.
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 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 21 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 22 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 paternal grandfatherLittleberry “Berry” Wallace
February 8, 1920 (Age 24 years)
Cause: Influenza
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 34 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 46 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 54 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 fatherThomas Yateman Wallace
July 18, 1960 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 50 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
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Florence Wallace has 15 first cousins recorded

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