The Shemwell Family

Harold W Simmons1874

Harold W Simmons
Given names
Harold W
Birth calculated 1874
MarriageKattie C View this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#1Aubrey J Simmons
calculated 1895 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2Andrew L Simmons
calculated 1897 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 24 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 -
Birth of a son
#3Herbert Simmons
calculated 1899 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Louise Aletha “Larie” Simmons
1902 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Beatrice Simmons
calculated 1908 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Capitola Simmons
calculated 1909 (Age 35 years)
Census April 18, 1910 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 42 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 43 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 44 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Charles Thomas Shemwell
March 19, 1919 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childCurtis Lee ShemwellLouise Aletha “Larie” SimmonsView this family
estimated 1919 (Age 45 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 55 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 67 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 76 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 daughterLouise Aletha “Larie” Simmons
1957 (Age 83 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 72 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. -

Last change August 2, 201612:01:54

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Kattie C - View this family
3 years
3 years
Herbert Simmons
Birth: calculated 1899 25 23Kentucky, United States
4 years
7 years
2 years

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