The Shemwell Family

William Other WoodAge: 85 years18881973

William Other Wood
Given names
William Other
Birth June 1888

MarriageHenrietta BreezeelView this family

Birth of a sisterOla Wood
calculated 1891 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 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
#1James Josiah Wood
July 22, 1908 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#2Walter Stilley Wood
June 12, 1910 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#3George Barkley Wood
August 3, 1912 (Age 24 years)
Death of a wifeHenrietta Breezeel
August 24, 1915 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 27 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 28 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 29 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 20, 1920 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Thelma Paris Wood
February 25, 1920 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Laura Belle Wood
May 15, 1921 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Etta M Wood
October 28, 1929 (Age 41 years)
Death of a granddaughterEtta M Wood
October 28, 1929 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 41 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 6, 1930 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2William Evert Wood
November 16, 1934 (Age 46 years)
Death of a grandsonWilliam Evert Wood
November 27, 1934 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childJewel Raymond AtwoodLaura Belle WoodView this family
after 1940 (Age 51 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 53 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Beverly Jewell Wood
August 7, 1947 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 61 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 wifeMary Elizabeth “Lizzie” Vaughn
September 29, 1973 (Age 85 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 57 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 December 21, 1973 (Age 85 years)

Last change September 20, 201610:30:26

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
4 years
younger sister
Family with Henrietta Breezeel - View this family
James Josiah Wood
Birth: July 22, 1908 20 17Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 26, 1991Marshall, Kentucky, United States
23 months
Walter Stilley Wood
Birth: June 12, 1910 22 19Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 11, 1981Marshall, Kentucky, United States
2 years
George Barkley Wood
Birth: August 3, 1912 24 21Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 28, 1988Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Family with Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” Vaughn - View this family
Thelma Paris Wood
Birth: February 25, 1920 31 39Kentucky, United States
Death: February 2, 2002Kentucky, United States
15 months
Laura Belle Wood
Birth: May 15, 1921 32 40Kentucky, United States
Death: September 19, 1984Kentucky, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Other Wood - Household

Symsonia Road Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Other WoodheadMW32MKYNCKYFarmer
Lizzie WoodwifeFW35MKYKYKY
Jamie WoodsonMW11SKYKYKY
Walter WoodsonMW9SKYKYKY
George WoodsonMW7SKYKYKY