The Shemwell Family

Lila Elizabeth OwenAge: 93 years18961990

Name
Lila Elizabeth Owen
Given names
Lila Elizabeth
Surname
Owen
Married name
Lila Elizabeth Frick
Birth October 6, 1896 40 33
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 17 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
Death of a paternal grandmotherCharlotte Jane Shemwell
May 27, 1899 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherLee Penry Owen
July 31, 1899 (Age 2 years)
Census June 20, 1900 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherDwight M Owen
February 23, 1902 (Age 5 years)
Death of a brotherDwight M Owen
May 20, 1902 (Age 5 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 13 years)
Death of a motherKate Roberts Penry
June 4, 1916 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 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 20 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 21 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/
Religious marriageClarence Englehart FrickView this family
October 26, 1921 (Age 25 years)

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
Census April 12, 1930 (Age 33 years)
Death of a fatherSylvester Lee Owen
August 1, 1938 (Age 41 years)
Census April 13, 1940 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 45 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a husbandClarence Englehart Frick
October 6, 1949 (Age 53 years)
Cause: uremia
Burial of a husbandClarence Englehart Frick
October 8, 1949 (Age 53 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Lexington City Cemetery
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 53 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a sisterMary Searles Owen
April 12, 1967 (Age 70 years)
Burial of a sisterMary Searles Owen
April 14, 1967 (Age 70 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Salem Cemetery
Death of a brotherLee Penry Owen
February 1, 1971 (Age 74 years)
Burial of a brotherLee Penry Owen
February 3, 1971 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Sunset Cemetery
Death of a sisterAlma Hunter Owen
January 15, 1975 (Age 78 years)
Burial of a sisterAlma Hunter Owen
January 17, 1975 (Age 78 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Lexington City Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 49 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death April 12, 1990 (Age 93 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Lexington City Cemetery
Last change December 29, 201619:03:27

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Kate Roberts Penry
Birth: April 1, 1863 53 36Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 4, 1916Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: February 27, 1888Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
13 months
elder sister
Alma Hunter Owen
Birth: March 27, 1889 32 25Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 15, 1975Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
3 years
elder sister
Mary Searles Owen
Birth: October 23, 1891 35 28Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 12, 1967Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
5 years
herself
Lila Elizabeth Owen
Birth: October 6, 1896 40 33Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 12, 1990Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger brother
Lee Penry Owen
Birth: July 31, 1899 42 36Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 1, 1971Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger brother
Dwight M Owen
Birth: February 23, 1902 45 38Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 20, 1902Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Family with Clarence Englehart Frick - View this family
husband
Clarence Englehart Frick
Birth: June 15, 1866Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: October 6, 1949Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
herself
Lila Elizabeth Owen
Birth: October 6, 1896 40 33Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 12, 1990Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: October 26, 1921

Lila Elizabeth Owen has 2 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Sylvester Lee Owen - Household

Lexington, Davidson, NC.

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Sylvester L OwenheadWMAug185643M12NCNCNCRegistar of Deeds
Kate R OwenwifeWFApr186337M1244NCNCNC
Alma H OwendaughterWFMar188911SNCNCNCAt School
Mary S OwendaughterWFOct18918SNCNCNC
Lila E OwendaughterWFOct18963SNCNCNC
Lee P OwensonWMJul189910mSNCNCNC

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Sylvester Lee Owen - Household

Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Owen, Sylvester LheadMW53M22NCNCNCManagerHardware Store
Owen, Kate RwifeFW47M2244NCNCNC
Owen, Alma HdaughterFW21SNCNCNCTeacherGrade School
Owen, Mary JdaughterFW18SNCNCNC
Owen, Lila EdaughterFW13SNCNCNC
Owen, Lee PsonMW10SNCNCNC

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Clarence Englehart Frick - Household

Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Frick, Clarence EheadMW63M55MDMDMDTax advisor
Frick, Lila OwifeFW32M25NCNCNC
Owen, Lee Pbrother in lawMW29SNCNCNCsalesmanclothing

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Clarence Englehart Frick - Household

Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Frick, Clarence EheadMW73MMDaccountant tax advisor
Frick, Lila EwifeFW42MNC

Note
Did not remarry after death of Clarence, her husband. Never had children. Died in nursing home.