The Shemwell Family

Otis Lee HodgesAge: 76 years19111987

Name
Otis Lee Hodges
Given names
Otis Lee
Surname
Hodges
Birth calculated 1911 27 25
Birth of a brotherHerman Wiley Hodges
May 1, 1915 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a brotherEarnest T Hodges
February 27, 1917 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherGarland Leon “Buck” Hodges
February 19, 1918 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 6 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 7 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 February 10, 1920 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherDoyle Preston Hodges
April 16, 1925 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Wiley Hodges
December 18, 1925 (Age 14 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 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 3, 1930 (Age 19 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherMarcellus Clay Williams
January 24, 1931 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Ruby Nell Hodges
August 4, 1934 (Age 23 years)
Death of a daughterRuby Nell Hodges
April 27, 1935 (Age 24 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherJulia Frances Yelvington
January 18, 1938 (Age 27 years)
Census April 16, 1940 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 maternal grandmotherMary Evelyn “Eva” Hammond
January 15, 1947 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Wanda L Hodges
August 25, 1948 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 39 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 fatherJohn Lee Hodges
January 25, 1957 (Age 46 years)
Death of a motherMary Bertha “Bertie” Williams
June 17, 1969 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 March 1987 (Age 76 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Lone Oak Cemetery
Last change February 11, 201710:22:58

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder brother
Earnest T Hodges
Birth: January 2, 1906 22 20Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: February 27, 1917Union, Arkansas, United States
2 years
elder sister
4 years
himself
Otis Lee Hodges
Birth: calculated 1911 27 25Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 1987Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States
sister
Private
younger brother
Herman Wiley Hodges
Birth: May 1, 1915 32 29Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 10, 1989Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
3 years
younger brother
Garland Leon “Buck” Hodges
Birth: February 19, 1918 34 32Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 15, 1993Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee, United States
sister
Private
younger brother
Doyle Preston Hodges
Birth: April 16, 1925 42 39Union, Arkansas, United States
Burial: Lone Oak Cemetery, Union, Arkansas, United States
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himself
Otis Lee Hodges
Birth: calculated 1911 27 25Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 1987Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States
wife
Evalina Coke
Birth: September 29, 1915 30 25El Dorado, Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 21, 2005El Dorado, Union, Arkansas, United States
daughter
Ruby Nell Hodges
Birth: August 4, 1934 23 18Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 27, 1935Union, Arkansas, United States
14 years
daughter
Wanda L Hodges
Birth: August 25, 1948 37 32Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 10, 1997Union, Arkansas, United States
son
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private

Otis Lee Hodges has 16 first cousins recorded

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Otis Lee Hodges - Household

Washington, Ouachita, Ark

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Hodges, Otis LeeheadMW29MARSame PlaceJumperOil Field
Hodges, EvelinawifeFW24MARSame Place