The Shemwell Family

Judd Acuff

Thomas Judson “Judd” AcuffAge: 84 years18881972

Thomas Judson “Judd” Acuff
Given names
Thomas Judson
Birth January 22, 1888 32 39
MarriageBirdie Golden ReeceView this family

Birth of a brotherCharles Love “Charlie” Acuff
January 2, 1891 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherClara Vittitoe
May 13, 1898 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 10 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 25, 1900 (Age 12 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas D Acuff Jr.
July 15, 1902 (Age 14 years)
Census April 21, 1910 (Age 22 years)
Death of a fatherRev. James Thomas Acuff
August 2, 1915 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 27 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 28 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 29 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Reece Kidwell Acuff
March 19, 1920 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sisterBertha Belle Acuff
July 4, 1921 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 41 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a motherMelvina Francis “Fannie” Kidwell
October 24, 1931 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 53 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 61 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 brotherJoseph Clyde “Joe” Acuff
February 20, 1955 (Age 67 years)
Death of a brotherStokely Orval Acuff
October 12, 1957 (Age 69 years)
Death of a wifeBirdie Golden Reece
February 25, 1966 (Age 78 years)
Death of a brotherCharles Love “Charlie” Acuff
October 24, 1970 (Age 82 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 57 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 October 15, 1972 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Lynnhurst Cemetery
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by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 26, 1876Grainger, Tennessee, United States
15 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Stokely Orval Acuff
Birth: February 27, 1883 27 34Tennessee, United States
Death: October 12, 1957Union, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
2 years
Judd AcuffThomas Judson “Judd” Acuff
Birth: January 22, 1888 32 39Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 15, 1972Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
Family with Birdie Golden Reece - View this family
Judd AcuffThomas Judson “Judd” Acuff
Birth: January 22, 1888 32 39Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 15, 1972Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
Reece Kidwell Acuff markerReece Kidwell Acuff
Birth: March 19, 1920 32 28Knox, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 22, 1993Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States

Thomas Judson “Judd” Acuff has 17 first cousins recorded