The Shemwell Family

Oda Lee SmithAge: 81 years18891971

Oda Lee Smith
Given names
Oda Lee
Birth August 27, 1889 39 34
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 -
Death of a sisterFlora B Smith
before 1900 (Age 10 years)

Census June 8, 1900 (Age 10 years)
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 20 years)
MarriageHettie EllisView this family
February 20, 1914 (Age 24 years)
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 -
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-
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 -
Census January 27, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Laverna Smith
November 5, 1927 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#2Oda Lee Smith Jr.
May 3, 1929 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 40 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 16, 1930 (Age 40 years)
Death of a motherMartha Jane Kittrell
September 5, 1939 (Age 50 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 52 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 -
Death of a half-brotherGeorge E Smith
September 26, 1948 (Age 59 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 -
Death of a sisterAnne Louise Smith
August 31, 1960 (Age 71 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. -
Death January 1971 (Age 81 years)

Cemetery: Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Last change September 27, 202015:55:35

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: August 12, 1875Butler, Missouri, United States
3 years
elder sister
Flora B Smith
Birth: about 1878 28 22Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1900
13 months
elder sister
Anne Louise Smith
Birth: January 17, 1879 29 23Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: August 31, 1960Butler, Missouri, United States
17 months
elder sister
22 months
elder sister
Margaret Mae “Maggie” Smith
Birth: March 30, 1882 32 26St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States
Death: March 9, 1981Miami, Dade, Florida, United States
7 years
Father’s family with Martha Glass - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1866
16 months
George E Smith
Birth: May 10, 1867 17Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: September 26, 1948Butler, Missouri, United States
Family with Hettie Ellis - View this family
Marriage: February 20, 1914Butler, Missouri, United States
14 years
Laverna Smith
Birth: November 5, 1927 38 34Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: April 7, 2009Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, United States
18 months
Oda Lee Smith Jr.
Birth: May 3, 1929 39 36Missouri, United States
Death: January 21, 2002Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States

Oda Lee Smith has 2 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John Conrad Smith - Household

Epps, Butler, Missouri

Smith, JohnheadWMSep184950M24PAFarmer
Smith, Martha JwifeWFJun185544M2454MOTNNC
Smith, Anne LdaughterWFJan187921SMOPAMO
Smith, Della PdaughterWFJun188118SMOPAMO
Smith, Maggie MdaughterWFMar188218SMOPAMO
Smith, Oda LsonWMAug188910SMOPAMO
Stevens, JohnservantFarm Hand

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - John Conrad Smith - Household

Near Van Buren Road Epps, Butler, Missouri

Smith, John CheadMW60M134PAGermanyGermanyFarmingGeneral Farm
Smith, Martha JwifeFW55M13454MOTNNCMerchantRetail Groceries Dry Goods
Smith, Oda LsonMW20SMOPAMOFarmingHome Farm
Padget, LizzieorphanFW15SMO
Kittrell, Lemuel Cbrother in lawMW64SMOTNMO

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

Epps, Butler, Missouri

Smith, Oda LheadMW30MMOPAMOFarmerGeneral Farm
Smith, HettiewifeFW27MMOVAMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Oda Lee Smith - Household

County Road Poplar Bluff R 1 Epps, Butler, Missouri

Smith, Oddie LheadMW40M21MOPAMOFarmerGeneral Farm
Smith, HettiewifeFW37M21MOVAMO
Smith, LavernadaughterFW2-5mSMOMOMO
Smith, Oddie Jr.sonMW11mSMOMOMO

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Oda Lee Smith - Household

Oda Smith Road Epps, Butler, Missouri

Smith, Oda LeeXheadMW50MMOSame HouseFarmerFarming
Smith, Hettie JwifeFW47MMOSame House
Smith, LavernadaughterFW12SMOSame House
Smith, Oda Lee JrsonMW10SMOSame House