The Shemwell Family

Albert Ernest PowersAge: 84 years18651949

Albert Ernest Powers
Given names
Albert Ernest
Birth February 22, 1865 31 27
MarriageThula PonderView this family

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 22 months)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 22 months)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a brotherGeorge W Powers
calculated 1868 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMarinda Powers
December 20, 1869 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 3 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Death of a brotherMarion Powers
before 1870 (Age 4 years)
Census July 28, 1870 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterMelvina Powers
November 22, 1874 (Age 9 years)
Death of a brotherHolloway Kittrell Powers
March 23, 1875 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 12 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 15 years)
MarriageIda J PenningtonView this family
March 3, 1886 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1Jacob Washington “Jake” Powers
June 22, 1886 (Age 21 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherRebecca Ann Rushin
June 6, 1887 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Hattie M Powers
December 1888 (Age 23 years)
Death of a fatherGeorge Washington Powers
August 6, 1889 (Age 24 years)
Death of a sisterRebecca Ann Powers
January 11, 1890 (Age 24 years)
Death of a sisterMary Elizabeth Powers
January 11, 1893 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3Albert C Powers
September 1893 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#4Carl S Powers
calculated 1894 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 33 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#5Anna L Powers
January 1899 (Age 33 years)
Census June 26, 1900 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#6Raymond Powers
calculated 1905 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#7Marvin J Powers
calculated 1907 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#8Justin Powers
calculated 1910 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Paul Millard Powers
February 11, 1910 (Age 44 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Pauline Muriel Powers
October 4, 1911 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3James Albert “Jimmie” Powers
March 19, 1914 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Hattie Lorene Powers
October 3, 1915 (Age 50 years)
Death of a granddaughterHattie Lorene Powers
July 17, 1916 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 50 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Thelma R Powers
April 22, 1917 (Age 52 years)
Death of a granddaughterThelma R Powers
February 8, 1918 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Dewell Eugene Powers
November 1, 1918 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 51 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 52 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 15, 1920 (Age 54 years)

Birth of a grandson
#7Edwin Gilbert Powers
December 20, 1920 (Age 55 years)
Death of a grandsonEdwin Gilbert Powers
May 7, 1921 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Leonard Woodrow Powers
March 14, 1922 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9George Jacob Powers
January 17, 1924 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Ida Mae Powers
December 7, 1925 (Age 60 years)
Death of a sisterMelvina Powers
January 15, 1926 (Age 60 years)

Death of a motherMary Ann “Polly” Kittrell
March 13, 1927 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 64 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 13, 1930 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Mauriece Bessie Powers
May 13, 1930 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Alice Bernice Powers
February 7, 1932 (Age 66 years)
Death of a wifeIda J Pennington
July 5, 1937 (Age 72 years)
Death of a grandsonGeorge Jacob Powers
December 24, 1944 (Age 79 years)
Death of a sisterMarinda Powers
January 18, 1945 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 76 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 80 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 September 27, 1949 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Lone Hill Cemetery
Last change November 25, 201615:08:20

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: June 26, 1852Ripley, Missouri, United States
1 year
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Holloway Kittrell Powers
Birth: October 15, 1856 22 19Missouri, United States
Death: March 23, 1875
2 years
elder brother
Marion Powers
Birth: January 2, 1859 25 21Missouri, United States
Death: before 1870Missouri, United States
3 years
elder sister
Rebecca Ann Powers
Birth: November 28, 1861 28 24Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1890Butler, Missouri, United States
3 years
4 years
younger brother
George W Powers
Birth: calculated 1868 34 30Missouri, United States
2 years
younger sister
Marinda Powers
Birth: December 20, 1869 36 32Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: January 18, 1945Pope, Arkansas, United States
5 years
younger sister
Melvina Powers
Birth: November 22, 1874 40 37Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: January 15, 1926
Family with Thula Ponder - View this family
Thula Ponder
Birth: November 3, 1870Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: June 16, 1953Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Family with Ida J Pennington - View this family
Marriage: March 3, 1886Butler, Missouri, United States
4 months
3 years
Hattie M Powers
Birth: December 1888 23 18Butler, Missouri, United States
5 years
Albert C Powers
Birth: September 1893 28 23Butler, Missouri, United States
16 months
Carl S Powers
Birth: calculated 1894 28 24Missouri, United States
5 years
Anna L Powers
Birth: January 1899 33 29Butler, Missouri, United States
7 years
Raymond Powers
Birth: calculated 1905 39 35Missouri, United States
3 years
Marvin J Powers
Birth: calculated 1907 41 37Missouri, United States
4 years
Justin Powers
Birth: calculated 1910 44 40Arkansas, United States

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