The Shemwell Family

Joseph Hugh LeonardAge: 84 years18991984

Joseph Hugh Leonard
Given names
Joseph Hugh
Birth June 5, 1899 28 21
Census June 19, 1900 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a brotherWillie Vestal Leonard
November 26, 1908 (Age 9 years)
Census April 19, 1910 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherTitus Dermont Leonard
November 5, 1910 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
WW1 Draft
September 12, 1918 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 17 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Birth of a sisterElla May Leonard
December 25, 1918 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 18 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 20 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 30 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherCicero C “Riley” Leonard
August 31, 1932 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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 50 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 sisterJune Beulah Leonard
May 11, 1963 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherWillie Vestal Leonard
February 10, 1969 (Age 69 years)
Death of a motherNannie Mae Maley
December 12, 1974 (Age 75 years)
Cause: Uremia, metastatic adenocarcinoma of colon
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 46 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. -
Death May 20, 1984 (Age 84 years)
Last change July 29, 201915:36:41

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: October 23, 1895Davidson, North Carolina, United States
11 months
elder sister
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
younger brother
Willie Vestal Leonard
Birth: November 26, 1908 38 30Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 10, 1969Thomasville, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
23 months
younger brother
Titus Dermont Leonard
Birth: November 5, 1910 40 32Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 14, 2003Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
8 years
younger sister
Ella May Leonard
Birth: December 25, 1918 48 40Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 7, 2008Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States

Joseph Hugh Leonard has 5 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (5)

Parents John L Maley + Lillian A “Lillie” Welborn
1Earnest D Maley18911893
2John Lloyd Maley18931950
3Laid Maley1894
4Ethel Bryant Maley18961987
5Lucille Maley19001979
Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Cicero C “Riley” Leonard - Household

Lexington, Davidson, NC

Leonard, Cicero CheadWMJul187029M5NCNCNCCarpenter
Leonard, Nanny MwifeWFMay187822M522NCNCNC
Leonard, BeulahdaughterWFSep18963SNCNCNC
Leonard, Joseph HsonWMJune189911mSNCNCNC

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Cicero C “Riley” Leonard - Household

Greensboro Rd. Lexington, Davidson, NC

Leonard, Cicero CheadMW39M114NCNCNCFarmHome farm
Leonard, Nanny MwifeFW31M11433NCNCNC
Leonard, June BdaughterFW13SNCNCNC
Leonard, Joseph HsonMW11SNCNCNC
Leonard, Willie VsonMW2SNCNCNC

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Cicero C “Riley” Leonard - Household

Granstorm Rd Lexington, Davidson, NC

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Leonard, C CheadMW49MNCNCNCFarmerfarming
Leonard, Nanny MwifeFW41MNCNCNC
Leonard, J HughsonMW20SNCNCNCClerkPower Company
Leonard, WilliesonMW12SNCNCNC
Leonard, TitussonMW9SNCNCNC
Leonard, Ella MaedaughterFW1MNCNCNC