The Shemwell Family

Bulah MurphyAge: 17 years19011918

Bulah Murphy
Given names
Married name
Bulah Carroll
Birth June 3, 1901 31 28
Birth of a brotherCova Murphy
April 1, 1903 (Age 21 months)
Birth of a brotherVestel Murphy
about 1907 (Age 5 years)
Census May 9, 1910 (Age 8 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherEliza Ann “Lizia” Latham
April 18, 1912 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
MarriageThomas D CarrollView this family
January 25, 1917 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Margrette Carroll
July 27, 1917 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 15 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 16 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 -
Death November 15, 1918 (Age 17 years)
Cause of death: Influenza
Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery
Last change January 22, 201915:41:41

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Talitha Jennie Shemwell
Birth: November 13, 1872 32 30Paradise, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 25, 1953Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: March 23, 1890Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 years
elder sister
Ada Mae Murphy
Birth: April 4, 1894 24 21Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 19, 1971Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
17 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Ernest Pless Murphy
Birth: June 10, 1898 28 25Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 20, 1971St. Louis, Missouri, United States
3 years
Bulah Murphy
Birth: June 3, 1901 31 28Kentucky, United States
Death: November 15, 1918Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
22 months
younger brother
Cova Murphy
Birth: April 1, 1903 33 30Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 28, 1976Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
5 years
younger brother
Vestel Murphy
Birth: about 1907 37 34Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Family with Thomas D Carroll - View this family
Bulah Murphy
Birth: June 3, 1901 31 28Kentucky, United States
Death: November 15, 1918Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
Marriage: January 25, 1917Indiana, United States
6 months
Margrette Carroll
Birth: July 27, 1917 20 16Indiana, United States
Death: September 9, 1926Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Bulah Murphy has 20 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James H Murphy - Household

Drakesboro, Muhlenberg, KY

James H MurphyheadMW41M22TNTNTNMinerCoal Mines
Jennie MurphywifeFW38M22106KYKYKY
Ada MurphydaughterFW16SKYTNKY
Oma MurphydaughterFW13SKYTNKY
Ernest MurphysonMW10SKYTNKY
Bulah MurphydaughterFW8SKYTNKY
Cova MurphysonMW7SKYTNKY
Vestle MurphysonMW3SKYTNKY
3 BoardersBoarderMinerCoal Mines