The Shemwell Family

Cecil Dora WrayAge: 88 years18841973

Name
Cecil Dora Wray
Given names
Cecil Dora
Surname
Wray
Married name
Cecil Dora Williams
Birth November 9, 1884
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 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
MarriageWilliam Edward WilliamsView this family
November 19, 1904 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Wirta J Williams
December 13, 1905 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Salita Wray Williams
October 7, 1909 (Age 24 years)
Census April 2, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3William Edward “W E” Williams Jr.
December 17, 1911 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#4Truman Floyd Williams
February 6, 1914 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 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 32 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 33 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 30, 1920 (Age 35 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
Census April 4, 1930 (Age 45 years)
Address: Clark Township
Marriage of a childTruman Floyd WilliamsMargaret Pamelia GoodwinView this family
June 6, 1931 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1William Ray “Bill” Rogers
April 11, 1933 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Jack W Wilson
May 5, 1937 (Age 52 years)
Census April 7, 1940 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 57 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 65 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 husbandWilliam Edward Williams
November 16, 1958 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 61 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 August 19, 1973 (Age 88 years)
Last change February 8, 201714:36:03

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with William Edward Williams - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 19, 1904Union, Arkansas, United States
13 months
daughter
Wirta J Williams
Birth: December 13, 1905 25 21Louisiana, United States
Death: 1990Camden, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States
4 years
daughter
Salita Wray Williams
Birth: October 7, 1909 29 24Camden, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 23, 2001Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
2 years
son
William Edward “W E” Williams Jr.
Birth: December 17, 1911 31 27Arkansas, United States
Death: November 10, 1994Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States
2 years
son
William Edward Williams + Mary Lee - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: July 24, 1901Richland, Louisiana, United States
23 months
step-daughter
Lois Bernice Williams
Birth: June 30, 1903 22Camden, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States
Death: February 28, 1998Texarkana, Miller, Arkansas, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Edward Williams - Household

Buchanan St Ouachita, AK

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Williams, W EheadMW28M25LALALAShipping ClerkMill Co.
Williams, CecilwifeFW24M1553ARVAWA
Williams, MernadaughterFW4SLALAAR
Williams, SelliadaughterFW2SARLAAR
Williams, BernicedaughterFW6mSARLAAR
Ray, S Wmother in lawFW52Wd3377WAEnglandLATeacherMusic

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Edward Williams - Household

Amity Road in Rosboro Rosboro, Pike, AK

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Williams, William EheadMW39MLAMSMSShipping ClerkLumber Mill
Williams, CecilwifeFW33MARKYFL
Williams, WirtadaughterFW14SLALAAR
Williams, Salita WdaughterFW10SARLAAR
Williams, W EsonMW8SARLAAR
Williams, Truman sonMW5SARLAAR

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Edward Williams - Household

Clark, Pike, AK

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Williams, W EheadMW50M24LAMSLAShed ForemanLumber Mill
Williams, CecilwifeFW44M19ARVAMD
Williams, Salita WdaughterFW21SARLAAR
Williams, William EsonMW18SARLAAR
Williams, TrumansonMW15SARLAAR

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - William Edward Williams - Household

Waldo, Columbia, Arkansas

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Williams, William abheadMW59MLARColumbiaAKShipping WorkSaw Mill
Williams, CecilwifeFW55MARRColumbiaAK
Williams, Truman absonMW24SARRColumbiaAK
Williams, MarydaughterFW29SARRColumbiaAK

I think Mary is Margaret - Truman's wife ? -b