The Shemwell Family

Rose L “Lena” ShroatAge: 33 years18861919

Name
Rose L “Lena” Shroat
Given names
Rose L
Surname
Shroat
Married name
Rose L Weaks
Nickname
Lena
Birth April 15, 1886
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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
MarriageLurton Edgar WeaksView this family
February 12, 1908 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Leraun Alene Weaks
September 22, 1908 (Age 22 years)
Census April 29, 1910 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Agatha Beatrice Weaks
May 20, 1910 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 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 30 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 31 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/
Death April 18, 1919 (Age 33 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Sikeston City Cemetery
Last change December 22, 201608:44:32

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Lurton Edgar Weaks - View this family
husband
Lurton Edgar Weaks
Birth: 1884 21 25Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 14, 1959Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States
herself
Marriage: February 12, 1908Gibson, Tennessee, United States
7 months
daughter
Leraun Alene Weaks
Birth: September 22, 1908 24 22New Madrid, Missouri, United States
Death: March 11, 1990Farmington, Saint Francois, Missouri, United States
20 months
daughter
Agatha Beatrice Weaks
Birth: May 20, 1910 26 24Canalou, New Madrid, Missouri, United States
Death: December 4, 2000Farmington, Saint Francois, Missouri, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Lurton Edgar Weaks - Household

New Madrid, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Weaks, LurtonheadMW25MTNTNTNForemanStave factory
Weaks, LenawifeFW24M11KYKYKY
Weaks, LerindaughterFW1-6mSMOTNKY
Weaks, MarkfatherMW48M31TNTNTNLaborerStave factory
Weaks, Hermanyounger brotherMW16STNTNTNLaborerStave factory
Underwood, OsiecookFW18M2MOUSUShouseworkprivate family
Underwood, GraceboarderFW1-3mSMOTNMO