The Shemwell Family

Oda L Smith1890

Name
Oda L Smith
Given names
Oda L
Surname
Smith
Birth calculated 1890 40 34
MarriageHettie View this family
unknown

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 8 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 26 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 fatherJohn Conrad Smith
August 11, 1918 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 27 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 28 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 27, 1920 (Age 30 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
Death of a motherMartha Jane Kittrell
September 5, 1939 (Age 49 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 brotherGeorge E Smith
September 26, 1948 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 60 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
Death of a sisterDella P Smith
July 10, 1972 (Age 82 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 56 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
Deathunknown

Last change November 24, 201616:32:25

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: August 12, 1875
-8 years
elder brother
George E Smith
Birth: May 10, 1867 17 11Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: September 26, 1948Butler, Missouri, United States
13 years
elder sister
sister
himself
Family with Hettie - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:

Oda L Smith has 2 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Oda L Smith - Household

Epps, Butler, Missouri

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPFBPMBPOccupationIndEmp
Oda L SmithheadMW30MMOPAMOFarmerGeneral Farm
Hettie …wifeFW27MMOVAMO