The Shemwell Family

Lewis H Moss1860

Name
Lewis H Moss
Given names
Lewis H
Surname
Moss
Birth calculated 1860
MarriageArnice A “Annie” SimmonsView this family
unknown

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 15 months)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 7 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 7 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 9 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#1Forest Moss
calculated 1893 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Kathleen Moss
calculated 1896 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 38 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
Birth of a daughter
#3Vera M Moss
calculated 1901 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#4Nobel Simmons Moss
December 24, 1903 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Leona Ruth Moss
calculated 1907 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 56 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 57 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 58 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 12, 1920 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Gloria Eugene “Jean” Moss
October 18, 1925 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 69 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 sonNobel Simmons Moss
July 14, 1936 (Age 76 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 81 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 90 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 86 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 January 10, 201709:22:52

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Arnice A “Annie” Simmons - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
son
4 years
daughter
6 years
daughter
3 years
son
Nobel Simmons Moss
Birth: December 24, 1903 43 33Ballard, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 14, 1936Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
4 years
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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Lewis H Moss - Household

Gage, Ballard, KY

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Moss, Louie HheadMW60MVAVAFarmerGeneral Farm
Moss, Arnice AwifeFW50MKYKYKY
Moss, Vera MdaughterFW19SKYVAKY
Moss, Nobel SsonMW17MKYVAKYLaborerHome Farm
Moss, Leona RdaughterFW13SKYVAKY