The Shemwell Family

Herbert Eugene PerkinsAge: 71 years18751947

Name
Herbert Eugene Perkins
Given names
Herbert Eugene
Surname
Perkins
Birth September 10, 1875
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 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
MarriageClara J VickersView this family
calculated 1904 (Age 28 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 40 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 41 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 42 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/
Census January 14, 1920 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 54 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
Census April 19, 1930 (Age 54 years)
Census April 3, 1940 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 66 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
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 70 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
Death 1947 (Age 71 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Chester Cemetery
Last change August 31, 201818:31:16

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Clara J Vickers - View this family
himself
Herbert Eugene Perkins
Birth: September 10, 1875Maryland, United States
Death: 1947Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
wife
Clara J Vickers
Birth: October 4, 1882 37 30Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
Death: July 1976Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States
Marriage: calculated 1904

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Eugene Perkins - Household

High Street Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Perkins, Herbert EheadMW44MMDMDMDLawLawyer
Perkins, Clara JwifeFW37MMDMDMD

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Eugene Perkins - Household

Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Perkins, Herbert EXheadMW64MMDsame houseLawyerPrivate Practice
Perkins, Clara DwifeFW57MMDsame house