The Shemwell Family

William Thomas “Willie” WelkerAge: 53 years18761929

William Thomas “Willie” Welker
Given names
William Thomas
Birth March 3, 1876
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageFlorence Lee ShemwellView this family
April 1, 1897 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 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 -
Census June 23, 1900 (Age 24 years)
Census May 4, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 40 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 41 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 -
Death August 29, 1929 (Age 53 years)
Last change December 19, 201612:30:06

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Florence Lee Shemwell - View this family
William Thomas “Willie” Welker
Birth: March 3, 1876Kentucky, United States
Death: August 29, 1929Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: April 1, 1897Stewart, Tennessee, United States
John Paul McMillan + Florence Lee Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: January 15, 1916Stewart, Tennessee, United States
18 months
James Virgil McMillan
Birth: July 17, 1917 28 34Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 20, 1983Houston, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Charles Rice “Carl” McMillan
Birth: July 14, 1919 30 36Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 24, 1977Lincoln Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States
T J Bailey + Florence Lee Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
T J Bailey
Birth: November 10, 1890Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 29, 1967Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States
Marriage: March 21, 1914Calloway, Kentucky, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Adell D “Dellie” Rougemont - Household

Dover, Stewart, TN

Shemwell, Adell SheadWFNov185148Wd64TNFranceFranceFarmer
Shemwell, Charles HsonWMJan187921STNTNTNFarm laborer
Shemwell, Ivie BdaughterWFJun188514STNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Ollie B Sikes - Household

Hickman Church Rd Stewart TN

Sikes, OllieheadMW32M1TNTNTNFarmerHome Farm
Sikes, BeulawifeFW23M100TNTNTN
Shemwell, Adellmother-in-lawFW58Wd63TNFranceTN