The Shemwell Family

James A “Jim” LeonardAge: 40 years18911932

Name
James A “Jim” Leonard
Given names
James A
Nickname
Jim
Surname
Leonard
Birth November 8, 1891 36 35
MarriageEtta E VestalView this family
unknown

Death of a fatherP D Leonard
February 6, 1894 (Age 2 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 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
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
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 2, 1920 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1May Vestal Leonard
January 8, 1920 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 37 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
Death February 5, 1932 (Age 40 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Lexington City Cemetery
Last change July 8, 201612:48:42

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Sallie C Sutton
Birth: November 2, 1856Fort Mill, York, South Carolina, United States
Death: April 19, 1936Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Marriage:
himself
James A “Jim” Leonard
Birth: November 8, 1891 36 35Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 5, 1932Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Family with Etta E Vestal - View this family
himself
James A “Jim” Leonard
Birth: November 8, 1891 36 35Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 5, 1932Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
wife
Etta E Vestal
Birth: 1896 35 18North Carolina, United States
Death: March 17, 1997Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Marriage:
daughter
May Vestal Leonard
Birth: January 8, 1920 28 24Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 30, 2010Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Dr. Willis J Vestal - Household

Lexington, Davidson, NC.

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Vestal, W JheadMW57MNCNCNCDoctorMD
Vestal, Mrs W JwifeFW41MNCNCNC
Vestal, Odell SsonMW12SNCNCNC
Vestal, Sarah FdaughterFW9SNCNCNC
Vestal, Alice MaedaughterFW4SNCNCNC
Vestal, ChristinedaughterFW2SNCNCNC
Leonard, James Ason in lawMW28MNCNCNCManagerCafe
Leonard, Etta EdaughterFW24MNCNCNC