The Shemwell Family

Ida J PenningtonAge: 67 years18691937

Name
Ida J Pennington
Given names
Ida J
Surname
Pennington
Married name
Ida J Powers
Birth December 7, 1869
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageAlbert Ernest PowersView this family
March 3, 1886 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#1Jacob Washington “Jake” Powers
June 22, 1886 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Hattie M Powers
December 1888 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#3Albert C Powers
September 1893 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#4Carl S Powers
calculated 1894 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 28 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
Birth of a daughter
#5Anna L Powers
January 1899 (Age 29 years)
Census June 26, 1900 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#6Raymond Powers
calculated 1905 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#7Marvin J Powers
calculated 1907 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a son
#8Justin Powers
calculated 1910 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Paul Millard Powers
February 11, 1910 (Age 40 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Pauline Muriel Powers
October 4, 1911 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3James Albert “Jimmie” Powers
March 19, 1914 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Hattie Lorene Powers
October 3, 1915 (Age 45 years)
Death of a granddaughterHattie Lorene Powers
July 17, 1916 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 46 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Thelma R Powers
April 22, 1917 (Age 47 years)
Death of a granddaughterThelma R Powers
February 8, 1918 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Dewell Eugene Powers
November 1, 1918 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 47 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 48 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 15, 1920 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Edwin Gilbert Powers
December 20, 1920 (Age 51 years)
Death of a grandsonEdwin Gilbert Powers
May 7, 1921 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Leonard Woodrow Powers
March 14, 1922 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9George Jacob Powers
January 17, 1924 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Ida Mae Powers
December 7, 1925 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 59 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 13, 1930 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Mauriece Bessie Powers
May 13, 1930 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Alice Bernice Powers
February 7, 1932 (Age 62 years)
Death July 5, 1937 (Age 67 years)
Last change November 25, 201615:08:20

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Albert Ernest Powers - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: March 3, 1886Butler, Missouri, United States
4 months
son
3 years
daughter
5 years
son
16 months
son
5 years
daughter
7 years
son
3 years
son
4 years
son
Albert Ernest Powers + Thula Ponder - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Thula Ponder
Birth: November 3, 1870Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: June 16, 1953Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Marriage:

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Albert Ernest Powers - Household

Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Albert PowersheadWMFeb186535M14MOMOMOFarmer
Ida PowerswifeWFDec186930M1464ARMOIL
Jacob W PowerssonWMJun188614SMOMOARAt School
Hattie M PowersdaughterWFDec188811SMOMOARAt School
Albert C PowerssonWMSep18936SMOMOAR
Anna L PowersdaughterWFJan18991SMOMOAR

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Albert Ernest Powers - Household

Current River, Randolph, AR

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Albert PowersheadMW45M26MOMOMOLaborerSaw Mill
Ida J PowerswifeFW39M2655MOMOTN
Carl S PowerssonMW16SMOMOMOLaborerSaw Mill
Raymond PowerssonMW5SMOMOMO
Marvin PowerssonMW3SMOMOMO
Justin PowerssonMW3mSARMOMO
Jake PowerssonMW23M11MOMOMOLaborerSaw Mill
Bessie Powersdaughter in lawFW17M1111MOINMO
Paul M PowersgrandsonMW2mSARMOMO

census says only married 6 yrs. license says 14.

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Albert Ernest Powers - Household

Reyno And Corning Road Nelson, Clay, AR

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Powers, AlbertheadMW55MMOMOMOFarmerGeneral Farmer
Powers, Ida JwifeFW50MMOKYTN
Powers, RaymondsonMW15SMOMOMOFarm laborerHome farm
Powers, Marvin JsonMW12SMOMOMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Albert Ernest Powers - Household

Nelson, Clay, AR

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Albert PowersheadMW65M21MOMOMOFarmerGen. Farming
Ida J PowerswifeFW60M19MOMOTN
Ruby J Kittrellgrand nieceFW14MOMOMO
Sylvester Haysfarm handMW20ARUSUSLaborerFarm

Census butchered grand niece's last name - my bet Kittrell - b