The Shemwell Family

Cicero C “Riley” LeonardAge: 62 years18701932

Cicero C “Riley” Leonard
Given names
Cicero C
Birth July 29, 1870
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 7 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Religious marriageNannie Mae MaleyView this family
October 23, 1895 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1June Beulah Leonard
September 18, 1896 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 27 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
#2Joseph Hugh Leonard
June 5, 1899 (Age 28 years)
Census June 19, 1900 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#3Willie Vestal Leonard
November 26, 1908 (Age 38 years)
Census April 19, 1910 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#4Titus Dermont Leonard
November 5, 1910 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 45 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Lala Evelyn Conrad
August 6, 1918 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 46 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Birth of a daughter
#5Ella May Leonard
December 25, 1918 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 47 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 15, 1920 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Etna Mae Conrad
July 1, 1920 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 59 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 13, 1930 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childWillie Vestal LeonardOleta Veigh LambethView this family
September 12, 1930 (Age 60 years)
Death August 31, 1932 (Age 62 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Pilgrim Reformed Church Cemetery
Last change September 8, 201602:16:06

by: Donna Osiek
Family with Nannie Mae Maley - View this family
Marriage: October 23, 1895Davidson, North Carolina, United States
11 months
June Beulah Leonard
Birth: September 18, 1896 26 18Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 11, 1963Davidson, North Carolina, United States
3 years
Joseph Hugh Leonard
Birth: June 5, 1899 28 21Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 20, 1984Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
10 years
Willie Vestal Leonard
Birth: November 26, 1908 38 30Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 10, 1969Thomasville, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
23 months
Titus Dermont Leonard
Birth: November 5, 1910 40 32Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 14, 2003Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
8 years
Ella May Leonard
Birth: December 25, 1918 48 40Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 7, 2008Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States

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