The Shemwell Family

Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” StuartAge: 74 years18901965

Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” Stuart
Given names
Mary Elizabeth
Married name
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Married name
Mary Elizabeth Brantley
Birth October 28, 1890
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 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 -
MarriageEugene Commodore WilliamsView this family
January 12, 1906 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a son
#1Clarence Edward Williams
October 27, 1908 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Gladys Mary Williams
May 4, 1911 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#3Richard Eugene Williams
August 11, 1913 (Age 22 years)
Death of a husbandEugene Commodore Williams
September 25, 1913 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 25 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 26 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 27 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 38 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a daughter
#4Carolyn Brantley
December 25, 1932 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Jimmy Clay Williams
August 31, 1935 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 51 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Linda McCarty
February 20, 1949 (Age 58 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 59 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 55 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. -
Death September 23, 1965 (Age 74 years)
Last change February 11, 201716:03:05

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Eugene Commodore Williams - View this family
Marriage: January 12, 1906Franklin, Louisiana, United States
3 years
Clarence Edward Williams
Birth: October 27, 1908 21 17Crowville, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
Death: November 25, 1969Crowville, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
3 years
Gladys Mary Williams
Birth: May 4, 1911 24 20Louisiana, United States
Death: November 10, 2013Winnsboro, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
2 years
Richard Eugene Williams
Birth: August 11, 1913 26 22Baskin, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
Death: June 1, 1998Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States
Family with Private - View this family
Carolyn Brantley
Birth: December 25, 1932 42Winnsboro, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
Death: January 10, 2006Winnsboro, Franklin, Louisiana, United States

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