The Shemwell Family

Neoma Elizabeth CorumAge: 81 years18971979

Neoma Elizabeth Corum
Given names
Neoma Elizabeth
Married name
Neoma Elizabeth Acuff
Birth July 25, 1897
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 8 months)
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 -
MarriageCharles Love “Charlie” AcuffView this family
January 15, 1916 (Age 18 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a son
#1Edward Thomas Acuff
February 19, 1917 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 19 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 20 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 -
Census January 21, 1920 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 32 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 32 years)
Census April 18, 1940 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 44 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 52 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 husbandCharles Love “Charlie” Acuff
October 24, 1970 (Age 73 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 48 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 January 13, 1979 (Age 81 years)

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

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Charles Love “Charlie” Acuff - View this family
Marriage: January 15, 1916
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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

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

Acuff, CharlieheadXMW49MTNsame placeFarmerfarm
Acuff, MammiewifeFW42MTNsame place
Acuff, EdwardsonMW23MTNsame placeFarm laborerfarm