The Shemwell Family

Walter Acuff1885

Name
Walter Acuff
Given names
Walter
Surname
Acuff
Birth October 1885 15
Birth of a brotherGive F Acuff
February 1890 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterBertha T Acuff
January 1892 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherClarence H Acuff
March 1894 (Age 8 years)
Marriage of a parentJoseph Clyde “Joe” AcuffMary “Mollie” HendricksonView this family
April 18, 1896 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherThomas Floyd Acuff
January 1898 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 12 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherPreston Hendrickson
July 3, 1899 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a half-sisterFannie Elizabeth Acuff
December 9, 1899 (Age 14 years)
Census June 16, 1900 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a half-sisterOllie Beatrice Acuff
November 21, 1902 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a half-brotherCharles “Charlie” Acuff
March 28, 1908 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Hinkle
July 20, 1909 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a half-sisterCecille A Acuff
December 31, 1911 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 30 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 31 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 32 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/
Death of a half-brotherCharles “Charlie” Acuff
April 29, 1924 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 44 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
Death of a motherMary “Mollie” Hendrickson
January 10, 1943 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 56 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 64 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 60 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 of a half-brotherThomas Floyd Acuff
April 12, 1977 (Age 91 years)
Death of a half-sisterFannie Elizabeth Acuff
July 18, 1982 (Age 96 years)
Death of a half-sisterOllie Beatrice Acuff
May 29, 1988 (Age 102 years)
Deathunknown

Last change December 10, 201610:43:17

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1885
10 months
himself
4 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with Joseph Clyde “Joe” Acuff - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: April 18, 1896Bell, Kentucky, United States
Divorce: before 1918
21 months
half-brother
23 months
half-sister
Fannie Elizabeth Acuff
Birth: December 9, 1899 21 30Butler, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 18, 1982Oolitic, Lawrence, Indiana, United States
3 years
half-sister
Ollie Beatrice Acuff
Birth: November 21, 1902 24 33Kentucky, United States
Death: May 29, 1988Maryland, United States
5 years
half-brother
Charles “Charlie” Acuff
Birth: March 28, 1908 30 38Kentucky, United States
Death: April 29, 1924Bell, Kentucky, United States
4 years
half-sister
Cecille A Acuff
Birth: December 31, 1911 33 42Kentucky, United States
Death: June 20, 2000Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States

Walter Acuff has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Clyde “Joe” Acuff - Household

Union, TN

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Joseph C AcuffheadWMMar187822M4TNTNTNFarmer
Mollie AcuffwifeWFOct186930M466KYKYKY
Walter AcuffsonWMOct188514SKYTNKYFarm Laborer
Give F AcuffsonWMFeb189010SKYTNKYFarm Laborer
Bertha T AcuffdaughterWFJan18928SKYTNKY
Clarence H AcuffsonWMMar18946SKYTNKY
Floyd A AcuffsonWMJan18982SKYTNKY
Fannie AcuffdaughterWFDec18995mSKYTNKY
Orval AcuffbrotherWMMay188416MTNTNTNFarm Laborer

Joseph is too young for 4 oldest children - says married 4 yrs. -b