The Shemwell Family

William Edward “W E” Williams Jr.Age: 82 years19111994

Name
William Edward “W E” Williams Jr.
Given names
William Edward
Surname
Williams
Name suffix
Jr.
Nickname
W E
Birth December 17, 1911 31 27
Birth of a brotherTruman Floyd Williams
February 6, 1914 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 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 6 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 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 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 18 years)
Address: Clark Township
Death of a paternal grandfatherMarcellus Clay Williams
January 24, 1931 (Age 19 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Military
WW2 Draft
October 16, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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 paternal grandmotherMary Evelyn “Eva” Hammond
January 15, 1947 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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 fatherWilliam Edward Williams
November 16, 1958 (Age 46 years)
Death of a motherCecil Dora Wray
August 19, 1973 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 of a wifeJessie Catherine O'Neal
June 10, 1988 (Age 76 years)
Death of a sisterWirta J Williams
1990 (Age 78 years)
Death of a brotherTruman Floyd Williams
November 6, 1991 (Age 79 years)

Death November 10, 1994 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Glenwood Cemetery
Last change January 9, 202013:59:16

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: November 19, 1904Union, Arkansas, United States
13 months
elder sister
Wirta J Williams
Birth: December 13, 1905 25 21Louisiana, United States
Death: 1990Camden, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States
4 years
elder sister
Salita Wray Williams
Birth: October 7, 1909 29 24Camden, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 23, 2001Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
2 years
himself
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
younger brother
Father’s family with Mary Lee - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: July 24, 1901Richland, Louisiana, United States
23 months
half-sister
Lois Bernice Williams
Birth: June 30, 1903 22Camden, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States
Death: February 28, 1998Texarkana, Miller, Arkansas, United States
Family with Jessie Catherine O'Neal - View this family
himself
William Edward “W E” Williams Jr.
Birth: December 17, 1911 31 27Arkansas, United States
Death: November 10, 1994Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States
wife
Jessie Catherine O'Neal
Birth: February 6, 1914Arkansas, United States
Death: June 10, 1988Glenwood, Clark, Arkansas, United States
son
Private

William Edward “W E” Williams Jr. has 19 first cousins recorded

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