The Shemwell Family

William Lee DrumrightAge: 71 years18911963

William Lee Drumright
Given names
William Lee
Birth November 20, 1891 33 36
Birth of a brotherEwing Chadwell Drumright
January 19, 1893 (Age 13 months)
Birth of a sisterRegina Ella Drumright
June 1895 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 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 -
Census June 7, 1900 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 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 25 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 26 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 37 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
MarriageRachel Jane SperryView this family
December 21, 1929 (Age 38 years)
Census April 1, 1930 (Age 38 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 50 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 motherSamella Bell “Ella” Hogan
December 20, 1946 (Age 55 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Alexander “Willie” Drumright
November 11, 1948 (Age 56 years)
Death of a brotherSamuel Alexander Drumright
October 28, 1953 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 58 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 -
Death of a sisterHarriet Talaiferro “Hattie” Drumright
July 21, 1962 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sisterBeulah Cumi Drumright
April 25, 1963 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 54 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 November 1963 (Age 71 years)
Last change December 5, 201515:36:20

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
Samuel Alexander Drumright
Birth: September 20, 1881 23 25Williamson, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 28, 1953Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
elder sister
13 months
elder sister
Beulah Cumi Drumright
Birth: January 15, 1886 28 30Williamson, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 25, 1963Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
Hogan Boswell Drumright
Birth: January 1, 1888 30 32Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 2, 1889Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
4 years
William Lee Drumright
Birth: November 20, 1891 33 36Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 1963Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
14 months
younger brother
Ewing Chadwell Drumright
Birth: January 19, 1893 35 37College Grove, Williamson, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 5, 1995Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Regina Ella Drumright
Birth: June 1895 37 39Davidson Cemetery, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Family with Rachel Jane Sperry - View this family
William Lee Drumright
Birth: November 20, 1891 33 36Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 1963Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: December 21, 1929Davidson, Tennessee, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Alexander Drumright - Household

Davidson Tn.

William DrumrightheadWMDec 185742M21--TNVATNFarmer
Ella DrumrightwifeWFOct 185544M2187TNTNVA
Hattie DrumrightdaughterWFAug 187920S---TNTNTN
Sam DrumrightsonWMSep 188118S---TNTNTNFarm labor
Pearl DrumrightdaughterWFNov 188316S---TNTNTNAt School
Beulah DrumrightdaughterWFJan 188614S---TNTNTNAt School
Willie Lee DrumrightsonWMNov 18919S---TNTNTNAt School
Ewing DrumrightsonWMJan 18937S---TNTNTN
Ella DrumrightdaughterWFJun 18954S---TNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Alexander Drumright - Household

Edmondson Rd. Davidson Tn.

W A DrumrightheadMW73M21TNTNTNFarmerFarm
Ella DrumrightwifeFW74M23TNTNTN
W L DrumrightsonMW38M38TNTNTNSgt. MasterState Guard
Rachel Drumrightdaughter-in-lawFW23M22TNTNTNSecreteryPresbyterian ?
Tinnie ReedServantFB65Wd18TNTNTNCookPrivate Family
B V OwenNieceFB23STNTNTNMaidPrivate Family
James DabsonBoarderMB26STNTNTNFarmerFarm