The Shemwell Family

Osa George “Osie” Rearden Sr.Age: 76 years18881965

Osa George “Osie” Rearden Sr.
Given names
Osa George
Name suffix
Birth November 19, 1888 31 22
Birth of a brotherWesley Hunter “Wessie” Rearden
January 25, 1891 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterAddie K Rearden
January 1897 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 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 1, 1900 (Age 11 years)
MarriageWillie Lee JohnsonView this family
August 15, 1906 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Annie Farrar “Tillie” Rearden
1908 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#2Marion Grady Rearden
April 7, 1909 (Age 20 years)
Census April 16, 1910 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Floy Mae “Macie” Rearden
November 7, 1912 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#4John Denson “Dick” Rearden
1914 (Age 25 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnn Adline Switzer
August 18, 1915 (Age 26 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Wesley Rearden
October 30, 1916 (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 -
Census January 19, 1920 (Age 31 years)
MarriageMamie Lou MooneyView this family
November 21, 1924 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Arthur Lee Ennis
June 12, 1925 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Martha Jean Ennis
July 27, 1926 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a son
#5Osa George Rearden Jr.
December 19, 1927 (Age 39 years)
Marriage of a childMarion Grady ReardenEnoree Marie TapleyView this family
September 1, 1928 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Gladys Rearden
November 24, 1928 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 40 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a daughter
#6Frances E Rearden
April 6, 1930 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Denson “Dick” ReardenEunice KingView this family
January 26, 1935 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Richard King Rearden
1939 (Age 50 years)
Death of a daughterFrances E Rearden
July 15, 1944 (Age 55 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 motherMartha Frances “Fannie” Hunter
February 6, 1957 (Age 68 years)
Death of a wifeMamie Lou Mooney
December 8, 1963 (Age 75 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 March 30, 1965 (Age 76 years)
Last change November 30, 201714:53:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 15, 1881Chambers, Alabama, United States
17 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
2 years
2 years
younger brother
6 years
younger sister
Family with Marguerite G “Peggy” Wing - View this family
Marguerite G “Peggy” Wing
Birth: February 22, 1907Illinois, United States
Death: February 23, 2002Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
Family with Mamie Lou Mooney - View this family
Marriage: November 21, 1924Chambers, Alabama, United States
3 years
Osa George Rearden Jr.
Birth: December 19, 1927 39 26Chambers, Alabama, United States
Death: June 6, 1976Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
2 years
Frances E Rearden
Birth: April 6, 1930 41 29Chambers, Alabama, United States
Death: July 15, 1944Troup, Georgia, United States
Family with Willie Lee Johnson - View this family
Marriage: August 15, 1906Chambers, Alabama, United States
2 years
15 months
Marion Grady Rearden
Birth: April 7, 1909 20 19Randolph, Alabama, United States
Death: January 22, 1979Wetumpka, Elmore, Alabama, United States
4 years
Floy Mae “Macie” Rearden
Birth: November 7, 1912 23 22Chambers, Alabama, United States
Death: September 11, 2003Valley, Chambers, Alabama, United States
2 years
John Denson “Dick” Rearden
Birth: 1914 25 23Lafayette, Chambers, Alabama, United States
Death: August 30, 2001West Point, Troup, Georgia, United States

Osa George “Osie” Rearden Sr. has 2 first cousins recorded

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John W Rearden - Household

Ridge Grove, Chambers, Alabama, USA

John W ReardenheadWMJul185742ALSCGAFarmer
Fannie ReardenwifeWFDec18663355ALALAL
Mattie ReardendaughterWFMay188317ALALAL
Lewis J ReardensonWMJul186613ALALALAt school
Osa G ReardensonWMNov188811ALALALAt school
Wesley H ReardensonWMJan18918ALALAL
Addie K ReardendaughterWFJan18973ALALAL

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Osa George “Osie” Rearden Sr. - Household

Waverly, Chambers, Alabama

Rearden, OsaheadMW21M14ALALALFarmerGeneral farm
Rearden, Willie LwifeFW20M1422ALALAL
Rearden, FarodaughterFW3MALALAL
Rearden, GradysonMW1SALALAL

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Osa George “Osie” Rearden Sr. - Household

Langdale Rd. Lanett, Chambers, Alabama

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Rearden, OsieheadMW31MALALALSalesmanGrocery Store
Rearden, Willie LeewifeFW30MALALALHouse keeper
Rearden, FerrerdaughterFW12SALALAL
Rearden, GradysonMW10SALALAL
Rearden, FloridadaughterFW7SALALAL
Rearden, DensonsonMW6SALALAL