The Shemwell Family

James Frederick “Jim” WeaksAge: 77 years18751953

Name
James Frederick “Jim” Weaks
Given names
James Frederick
Nickname
Jim
Surname
Weaks
Birth October 6, 1875 37 33
Birth of a sisterSally Weaks
January 5, 1878 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a sisterLottie J Weaks
January 4, 1881 (Age 5 years)
Death of a motherEmily Winifred Gross
April 30, 1898 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageSarah Florence ShemwellView this family
January 1904 (Age 28 years)

Birth of a son
#1Robert Pastal Weaks
July 25, 1907 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#2Macon Leon Weaks
August 1, 1908 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sisterLottie J Weaks
March 8, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Death of a sisterIda Lee Weaks
December 25, 1910 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Allene Weaks
January 10, 1911 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Emily Elizabeth Weaks
September 29, 1912 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#5J Marshal Weaks
January 28, 1915 (Age 39 years)
Death of a brotherMark Monroe Weaks
October 1, 1915 (Age 39 years)
Address: Erin, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death of a fatherAllen Levi Weaks
October 27, 1915 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 40 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a sisterSally Weaks
February 11, 1917 (Age 41 years)
Death of a sonRobert Pastal Weaks
June 30, 1918 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 41 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 42 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/
Census February 5, 1920 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 53 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 10, 1930 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childJ Marshal WeaksMary Virginia BarnesView this family
August 6, 1936 (Age 60 years)
Census May 7, 1940 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Freedona Weaks
December 27, 1942 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 66 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 74 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 70 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 January 24, 1953 (Age 77 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Weaks Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 24, 1860Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
14 months
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
Nancy Freedona Weaks
Birth: March 7, 1866 28 24Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 27, 1942Houston, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
Ida Lee Weaks
Birth: August 22, 1868 30 26Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 25, 1910Tennessee, United States
7 years
himself
2 years
younger sister
Sally Weaks
Birth: January 5, 1878 40 36Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 11, 1917Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger sister
Lottie J Weaks
Birth: January 4, 1881 43 39Tennessee, United States
Death: March 8, 1910Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Family with Sarah Florence Shemwell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 1904
4 years
son
Robert Pastal Weaks
Birth: July 25, 1907 31 27Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 30, 1918Stewart, Tennessee, United States
1 year
son
Macon Leon Weaks
Birth: August 1, 1908 32 28Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 1, 1991Sacramento, California, United States
2 years
daughter
Allene Weaks
Birth: January 10, 1911 35 31Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 4, 1998Stewart, Tennessee, United States
21 months
daughter
Emily Elizabeth Weaks
Birth: September 29, 1912 36 32Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 12, 2006Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
son
J Marshal Weaks
Birth: January 28, 1915 39 35Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 21, 1970Warren, Macomb, Michigan, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Frederick Weaks - Household

Stewart TN

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPFBPMBPOccupationIndEmp
James WeaksheadMW45MTNTNTNFarmerOwn Farm
Florence WeakswifeFW40MTNTNTN
Macon WeakssonMW12STNTNTN
Allene WeaksdaughterFW9STNTNTN
Elizabethl WeaksdaughterFW7STNTNTN
Marshal WeakssonMW5STNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Frederick Weaks - Household

Barnes Hollow Rd. Stewart TN

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
James WeaksheadMW55M28TNTNTNFarmerOwn Farm
Florence WeakswifeFW50M23TNTNTN
Macon WeakssonMW21STNTNTNLaborerGeneral Farm
Allene WeaksdaughterFW19STNTNTN
Elizabeth WeaksdaughterFW17STNTNTN
Marshal WeakssonMW15STNTNTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - James Frederick Weaks - Household

Stewart TN

NameRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchEdBPResFarmOccupationIndustryVetWar
Jim WeaksheadMW65MTNFarmerFarm
Florence WeakswifeFW60MTN
Elizabeth WeaksdaughterFW27STN