The Shemwell Family

Charles Love “Charlie” AcuffAge: 79 years18911970

Name
Charles Love “Charlie” Acuff
Given names
Charles Love
Surname
Acuff
Nickname
Charlie
Birth January 2, 1891 35 42
Death of a paternal grandmotherClara Vittitoe
May 13, 1898 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 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
Census June 25, 1900 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas D Acuff Jr.
July 15, 1902 (Age 11 years)
Census April 21, 1910 (Age 19 years)
Death of a fatherRev. James Thomas Acuff
August 2, 1915 (Age 24 years)
MarriageNeoma Elizabeth CorumView this family
January 15, 1916 (Age 25 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 - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a son
#1Edward Thomas Acuff
February 19, 1917 (Age 26 years)
Military
WW1 Draft
June 5, 1917 (Age 26 years)
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- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 21, 1920 (Age 29 years)
Death of a sisterBertha Belle Acuff
July 4, 1921 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 38 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 11, 1930 (Age 39 years)
Death of a motherMelvina Francis “Fannie” Kidwell
October 24, 1931 (Age 40 years)
Census April 18, 1940 (Age 49 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a brotherJoseph Clyde “Joe” Acuff
February 20, 1955 (Age 64 years)
Death of a brotherStokely Orval Acuff
October 12, 1957 (Age 66 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death October 24, 1970 (Age 79 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Graveston Baptist Church Cemetery
Last change February 1, 201617:33:15

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
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
elder brother
Thomas Judson “Judd” Acuff
Birth: January 22, 1888 32 39Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 15, 1972Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
3 years
himself
Family with Neoma Elizabeth Corum - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 15, 1916
13 months
son

Charles Love “Charlie” Acuff has 17 first cousins recorded

MilitaryU.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Rev. James Thomas Acuff - Household

Jefferson, Tennessee

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Acuff, ThomasheadWMApr185545M23TNTNTNFarmer
Acuff, FanniewifeWFAug184950M2366TNTNTN
Acuff, BerthadaughterWFMar188020STNTNTN
Acuff, OrvillesonWMFeb188317STNTNTNFarm laborer
Acuff, MinniedaughterWFNov188514STNTNTN
Acuff, JudsonsonWMJan188713STNTNTNFarm laborer
Acuff, CharliesonWMJan18919STNTNTNAt school

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Rev. James Thomas Acuff - Household

Union, Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Acuff, James TheadMW55M33TNTNTNFarmerGeneral farm
Acuff, Fannie MwifeFW61M3366TNTNTN
Acuff, JuddsonMW22MTNTNTNTeacherPrimary School
Acuff, Charlie LsonMW19STNTNTNFamerGeneral farm
Mynatt, Ota Mgrand daughterFW8STNTNTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles Love Acuff - Household

Tazwell Pike Union, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Acuff, CharlieheadMW28MTNTNTNFarm
Acuff, CeonawifeFW22MTNTNTN
Acuff, EdwardsonMW3STNTNTN
Acuff, FanniemotherFW71WdTNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charles Love Acuff - Household

Tan Yard Road Union, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Acuff, Charlie LheadMW39M25TNTNTNFarmerGeneral farm
Acuff, Neoma LwifeFW33M18TNTNTN
Acuff, Edward TsonMW13STNTNTN
Acuff, Fannie MmotherFW81Wd25TNTNTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Charles Love “Charlie” Acuff - Household

Harless Road Union, Tennessee

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Acuff, CharlieheadXMW49MTNsame placeFarmerfarm
Acuff, MammiewifeFW42MTNsame place
Acuff, EdwardsonMW23MTNsame placeFarm laborerfarm