The Shemwell Family

Marvin J Powers1907

Name
Marvin J Powers
Given names
Marvin J
Surname
Powers
Birth calculated 1907 41 37
Birth of a brotherJustin Powers
calculated 1910 (Age 3 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 9 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 10 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 11 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 15, 1920 (Age 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Ann “Polly” Kittrell
March 13, 1927 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 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 motherIda J Pennington
July 5, 1937 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 fatherAlbert Ernest Powers
September 27, 1949 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 43 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
Death of a brotherJacob Washington “Jake” Powers
November 20, 1971 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 39 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
Deathunknown

Last change December 9, 201712:28:34

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

Marvin J 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

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
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.

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Albert Ernest Powers - Household

Reyno And Corning Road Nelson, Clay, AR

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Powers, AlbertheadMW55MMOMOMOFarmerGeneral Farmer
Powers, Ida JwifeFW50MMOKYTN
Powers, RaymondsonMW15SMOMOMOFarm laborerHome farm
Powers, Marvin JsonMW12SMOMOMO