The Shemwell Family

Vesta Isabel HicksAge: 68 years18821951

Name
Vesta Isabel Hicks
Given names
Vesta Isabel
Surname
Hicks
Married name
Vesta Isabel Young
Birth May 21, 1882 33 19
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 15 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
MarriageLemuel Franklin YoungView this family
October 21, 1903 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1David Crawford Young
July 15, 1905 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Frances Young
September 15, 1907 (Age 25 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 33 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 34 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 35 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 37 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Crawford Hicks
May 16, 1928 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 47 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 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1LTC David Crawford Young II
February 2, 1932 (Age 49 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 57 years)
Death of a motherMary Frances Patton
February 9, 1945 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 59 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 67 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 63 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 March 29, 1951 (Age 68 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery
Last change January 5, 202113:49:11

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
John Crawford Hicks
Birth: April 29, 1849Madisonville, Monroe, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 16, 1928Sweetwater, Monroe, Tennessee, United States
mother
Mary Frances Patton
Birth: August 25, 1862Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 9, 1945Sweetwater, Monroe, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:
herself
Vesta Isabel Hicks
Birth: May 21, 1882 33 19Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 29, 1951Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
Family with Lemuel Franklin Young - View this family
husband
Lemuel Franklin Young
Birth: August 20, 1872 22 16Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: April 3, 1967Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
herself
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

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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