The Shemwell Family

William Henry SikesAge: 66 years18901957

Name
William Henry Sikes
Given names
William Henry
Surname
Sikes
Birth June 29, 1890 39 39
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherElijah Lancaster
October 5, 1908 (Age 18 years)
Cause: Asthma
Census May 4, 1910 (Age 19 years)
Civil marriageLena Dell DildayView this family
December 25, 1910 (Age 20 years)
Death of a motherNancy Ann Lancaster
June 7, 1911 (Age 20 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam Howell Sikes Jr.Laura Bell BroadwayView this family
March 1912 (Age 21 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Clauson
July 8, 1916 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 25 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
WW1 Draft
1917 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 26 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 27 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 January 7, 1920 (Age 29 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Howell Sikes Jr.
April 22, 1929 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 39 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 18, 1930 (Age 39 years)
Death of a sisterIda Florence Sikes
July 24, 1934 (Age 44 years)
Census May 2, 1940 (Age 49 years)
Death of a sisterMary “Annie” Sikes
July 20, 1941 (Age 51 years)
Burial of a sisterMary “Annie” Sikes
July 21, 1941 (Age 51 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mount View Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Death of a brotherGeorge Alex Sikes
October 5, 1943 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 51 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
Death of a brotherOllie B Sikes
May 15, 1951 (Age 60 years)
Death of a brotherNelson Franklin Sikes
October 27, 1952 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 59 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 55 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 1957 (Age 66 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mount View Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Last change November 10, 201611:58:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 7, 1868Stewart, Tennessee, United States
22 months
elder sister
Mary “Annie” Sikes
Birth: February 22, 1870 19 19Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 20, 1941Stewart, Tennessee, United States
4 years
elder brother
Lawrence Sikes
Birth: 1873 21 22Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death:
1 year
elder brother
Torence Sikes
Birth: 1873 21 22Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1880
23 months
elder sister
Ida Florence Sikes
Birth: November 17, 1874 23 24Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 24, 1934Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
15 months
elder brother
Ollie B Sikes
Birth: February 17, 1876 25 25Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 15, 1951Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
4 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
George Alex Sikes
Birth: May 20, 1881 30 30Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 5, 1943Stewart, Tennessee, United States
22 months
elder brother
Nelson Franklin Sikes
Birth: March 17, 1883 32 32Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 27, 1952Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
5 years
elder sister
Lydia Sallie Sikes
Birth: April 4, 1888 37 37Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 28, 1971Barberton, Summit, Ohio, United States
2 years
himself
William Henry Sikes
Birth: June 29, 1890 39 39Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1957Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Laura Bell Broadway - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: March 1912Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Family with Lena Dell Dilday - View this family
himself
William Henry Sikes
Birth: June 29, 1890 39 39Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1957Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
wife
Marriage: December 25, 1910Stewart, Tennessee, United States

William Henry Sikes has 32 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Howell Sikes Jr. - Household

Hickman Church Rd Stewart TN

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
William H SikesheadMW59M41TNTNTNFarmerHome Farm
Nancy A SikeswifeFW59M4198TNTNTN
Henry SikessonMW19STNTNTNFarmerHome Farm