The Shemwell Family

Lemuel Franklin YoungAge: 94 years18721967

Name
Lemuel Franklin Young
Given names
Lemuel Franklin
Surname
Young
Birth August 20, 1872 22 16
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 17, 1880 (Age 7 years)
Death of a motherSarah Vandover Kittrell
January 7, 1881 (Age 8 years)
Marriage of a parentDavid Benjamin YoungMary I JonesView this family
June 30, 1885 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMargaret H Young
September 23, 1886 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a half-sisterDora R Young
about 1891 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 25 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 half-sisterHelen Isabella Young
March 1, 1900 (Age 27 years)
Census June 11, 1900 (Age 27 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherLurannah Lawrana Ponder
May 30, 1903 (Age 30 years)
MarriageVesta Isabel HicksView this family
October 21, 1903 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#1David Crawford Young
July 15, 1905 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Frances Young
September 15, 1907 (Age 35 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 43 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 44 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 45 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 3, 1920 (Age 47 years)
Death of a fatherDavid Benjamin Young
October 24, 1923 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 57 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 15, 1930 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1LTC David Crawford Young II
February 2, 1932 (Age 59 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 69 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 wifeVesta Isabel Hicks
March 29, 1951 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 77 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 73 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 April 3, 1967 (Age 94 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Greenwood Cemetery
Last change November 30, 201613:32:45

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Sarah Vandover Kittrell
Birth: January 13, 1856 50 27Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: January 7, 1881Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Marriage: December 29, 1870Ripley, Missouri, United States
20 months
himself
Lemuel Franklin Young
Birth: August 20, 1872 22 16Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: April 3, 1967Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
Father’s family with Mary I Jones - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: June 30, 1885Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
15 months
half-sister
Margaret H Young
Birth: September 23, 1886 36 24Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death:
5 years
half-sister
Dora R Young
Birth: about 1891 40 28Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death:
9 years
half-sister
Helen Isabella Young
Birth: March 1, 1900 49 37Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death:
Family with Vesta Isabel Hicks - View this family
himself
Lemuel Franklin Young
Birth: August 20, 1872 22 16Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: April 3, 1967Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
wife
Vesta Isabel Hicks
Birth: May 21, 1882 33 19Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 29, 1951Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
Marriage: October 21, 1903Monroe, Tennessee, United States
21 months
son
David Crawford Young
Birth: July 15, 1905 32 23Sweetwater, Monroe, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 26, 1970Campti, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States
2 years
daughter
Mary Frances Young
Birth: September 15, 1907 35 25Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
Death: June 3, 2002Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States

Lemuel Franklin Young has 6 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - David Benjamin Young - Household

Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Young, David BWM30headMMerchantTNTNTN
Young, Sarah VWF23wifeMKeeping HouseMOTNTN
Young, Lemuel FWM7sonSMOTNMO

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - David Benjamin Young - Household

Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Young, David BheadWMJun185049M15TNTNTNLumber man
Young, Mary IwifeWFMay186238M1543MOOHOH
Young, Lemuel FsonWMAug187227SMOTNMOLumber man
Young, Margaret HdaughterWFSep188613SMOTNMOAt School
Young, Dora RdaughterWFMar18919SMOTNMO
Young, Helen IdaughterWFMar19003mSMOTNMO

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Franklin Young - Household

1716 Buckner Street Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Young, Lemuel FheadMW32M16MOTNTNHaul LumberAgent
Young, Vesta HwifeFW28M1622TNTNNC
Young, CrawfordsonMW4STNMOTN
Young, Mary FdaughterFW2SLAMOTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Franklin Young - Household

259 Stoner Avenue Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Young, Lemuel FheadMW46MMOTNTNAgent TimberRail Road
Young, Vesta IwifeFW36MTNTNNC
Young, D CrawfordsonMW14STNMOTN
Young, Mary FdaughterFW12SLAMOTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Franklin Young - Household

259 Stoner Avenue Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Young, L FheadMW57M32MOMOMOLand & Timber AgentEdenboren? Estate
Young, VestawifeFW47M22TNTNNC
Young, Mary FrancisdaughterFW22SLAMOTNTeacherCentenay? College
Hicks, Marymother in lawFW65WdNCVANC

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Franklin Young - Household

259 Stoner Avenue Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Young, Frank LheadMW67MMOSame HouseLand AgentInvestments
Young, VestaXwifeFW58MTNSame House