The Shemwell Family

John Wiley HodgesAge: 64 years18611925

John Wiley Hodges
Given names
John Wiley
Birth March 30, 1861

MarriageJulia Frances YelvingtonView this family

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 days)

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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 5 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 5 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 7 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 16 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#1John Lee Hodges
April 14, 1883 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 37 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Earnest T Hodges
January 2, 1906 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Etta M Hodges
January 18, 1908 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Otis Lee Hodges
calculated 1911 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Herman Wiley Hodges
May 1, 1915 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 54 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a grandsonEarnest T Hodges
February 27, 1917 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Garland Leon “Buck” Hodges
February 19, 1918 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 55 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 56 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#6Doyle Preston Hodges
April 16, 1925 (Age 64 years)
Death December 18, 1925 (Age 64 years)

Last change February 11, 201713:54:24

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Julia Frances Yelvington - View this family
Julia Frances Yelvington
Birth: September 1, 1862Magnolia, Columbia, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 18, 1938Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States

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