The Shemwell Family

Carl S Powers1894

Carl S Powers
Given names
Carl S
Birth calculated 1894 28 24
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 4 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 -
Birth of a sisterAnna L Powers
January 1899 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherRaymond Powers
calculated 1905 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherMarvin J Powers
calculated 1907 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherJustin Powers
calculated 1910 (Age 16 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 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 23 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 24 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 of a paternal grandmotherMary Ann “Polly” Kittrell
March 13, 1927 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 35 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a motherIda J Pennington
July 5, 1937 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 47 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 -
Death of a fatherAlbert Ernest Powers
September 27, 1949 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 56 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 -
Death of a brotherJacob Washington “Jake” Powers
November 20, 1971 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 52 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. -

Last change January 4, 201717:07:36

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: March 3, 1886Butler, Missouri, United States
4 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
5 years
elder brother
16 months
5 years
younger sister
7 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Thula Ponder - View this family
Thula Ponder
Birth: November 3, 1870Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: June 16, 1953Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States

Carl S Powers has 2 first cousins recorded

Father's family (2)

Parents Clarkson Pottenger + Marinda Powers
2Bessie M Pottenger19001980

Mother's family (0)

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

Current River, Randolph, AR

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.