The Shemwell Family

Willis Jasper Vestal Jr.Age: 40 years18971938

Name
Willis Jasper Vestal Jr.
Given names
Willis Jasper
Surname
Vestal
Name suffix
Jr.
Birth July 17, 1897 36 20
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a brotherDr. Odell Shemwell Vestal Sr.
September 30, 1907 (Age 10 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterSarah F Vestal
calculated 1911 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterAlice Mae Vestal
March 27, 1915 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah Elizabeth “Sally” Thompson
February 21, 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 - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a sisterChristine Vestal
November 21, 1917 (Age 20 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- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death March 16, 1938 (Age 40 years)
Burial
Address: Plot: Section II
Cemetery: Lexington City Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:40

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 11, 1894Davidson, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder sister
Etta E Vestal
Birth: 1896 35 18North Carolina, United States
Death: March 17, 1997Davidson, North Carolina, United States
18 months
himself
Willis Jasper Vestal Jr.
Birth: July 17, 1897 36 20Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 16, 1938Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States
10 years
younger brother
Dr. Odell Shemwell Vestal Sr.
Birth: September 30, 1907 47 30Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 7, 1998Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Alice Mae Vestal
Birth: March 27, 1915 54 37North Carolina, United States
Death: February 11, 2011Davidson, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
Christine Vestal
Birth: November 21, 1917 57 40North Carolina, United States
Death: July 12, 2017Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
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himself
Willis Jasper Vestal Jr.
Birth: July 17, 1897 36 20Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 16, 1938Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States
wife
Private

Willis Jasper Vestal Jr. has 9 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Dr. Willis J Vestal - Household

1 st. ??? Lexington, Davidson, NC.

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Vestal, Willis JheadMW49M16NCNCNCPhysicianGeneral Practice
Vestal, MaywifeFW32M1633NCNCNC
Vestal, Etta EdaughterFW14MNCNCNC
Vestal, Willis J JrsonMW12SNCNCNC
Vestal, Odell SsonMW2SNCNCNC
Huge, ArmandaservantFB20SNCNCNC