The Shemwell Family

Margaret Singleton “Maggie” GoseAge: 65 years18731938

Margaret Singleton “Maggie” Gose
Given names
Margaret Singleton
Married name
Margaret Singleton Owen
Birth March 1873 37 26
Death of a fatherWilliam George Gose
1875 (Age 22 months)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageWalter William OwenView this family
October 28, 1896 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 25 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 daughter
#1Margaret May Owen
May 1, 1900 (Age 27 years)
Census June 12, 1900 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Bertha Gladys Owen
December 24, 1902 (Age 29 years)
Death of a husbandWalter William Owen
January 14, 1904 (Age 30 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 42 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 43 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 44 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 3, 1920 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 56 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 5, 1930 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Cortland MarshallBertha Gladys OwenView this family
September 4, 1930 (Age 57 years)
Death of a motherSusan Umberger
February 18, 1933 (Age 59 years)
Death March 28, 1938 (Age 65 years)
Cause of death: Hypostatic pneumonia
Last change September 25, 201611:25:17

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: October 28, 1896Bristol, Washington, Virginia, United States
4 years
Margaret May Owen
Birth: May 1, 1900 40 27Bristol, Washington, Virginia, United States
Death: August 10, 1970Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States
3 years

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Walter William Owen - Household

421 Virginia Street Bristol, Washington, VA

Walter William OwenheadWMDec185940M3NCNCNCRR Conductor
Margaret S OwenwifeWFMar187327M321VAVAVA
Margaret M OwendaughterWFMay19002 mSVANCVA
Fannie E HurleyServantWF16SVAVAVACook

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Margaret Singleton “Maggie” Gose - Household

Margaret G OwenheadFW46WdVAVAVASales ladyDry goods store
Margaret M OwendaughterFW19SVANCNCStenographerDry goods store
Bertha G OwendaughterFW17SVANCNC
Susan G RowemotherFW73WdVAVAVA
Lettie G CaldwellsisterFW48WdVAVAVaSales ladyDry goods store

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Margaret S “Maggie” Owens - Household

513 Moore Street Bristol, Washington, VA

Margaret G OwenheadFW57Wd23VAVAVASales lady Department Store
Margaret M OwendaughterFW29SVANCVASecretaryPhone Company
Bertha G OwendaughterFW27SVANCVATeacherPublic school