The Shemwell Family

W G Hodges1878

W G Hodges
Given names
Birth calculated 1878 28 19
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 11, 1880 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterGeneva Hodges
October 16, 1880 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherEugene Talmadge “E T” Hodges
June 19, 1888 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherHerman Hodges
calculated 1892 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterThula Hodges
calculated 1895 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a brotherJackson Garrett Hodges
calculated 1898 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 -
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Garrett Powers
June 3, 1900 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy LeeAnn Breeden
June 3, 1900 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 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 39 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 40 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 51 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherJames J Hodges
February 14, 1930 (Age 52 years)
Address: 2630 Yale Ave
Death of a motherFrances Melvina Powers
December 2, 1939 (Age 61 years)
Cause: Fractured femur due to fall
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 63 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 72 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 brotherEugene Talmadge “E T” Hodges
May 17, 1967 (Age 89 years)
Death of a sisterGeneva Hodges
October 1972 (Age 94 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 68 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. -

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by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: April 16, 1877Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
21 months
W G Hodges
Birth: calculated 1878 28 19Houston, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger sister
Geneva Hodges
Birth: October 16, 1880 31 21Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1972Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
8 years
younger brother
Eugene Talmadge “E T” Hodges
Birth: June 19, 1888 39 29Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 17, 1967Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
5 years
younger brother
Herman Hodges
Birth: calculated 1892 42 33Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger sister
Thula Hodges
Birth: calculated 1895 45 36Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger brother

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Census1880 United States - Census transcript - James J Hodges - Household

Houston, Tennessee

J J HodgesWM31headMFarmerTNTNTN
F M HodgesWF21wifeMKeeping HouseTNTNTN
Eton ProctorWM16BoarderSWorks on farmTNTNTN