The Shemwell Family

Richard Eugene WilliamsAge: 84 years19131998

Richard Eugene Williams
Given names
Richard Eugene
Birth August 11, 1913 26 22
MarriageOla Mae ArnoldView this family

Death of a fatherEugene Commodore Williams
September 25, 1913 (Age 45 days)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 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 3 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 4 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 16 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a paternal grandfatherMarcellus Clay Williams
January 24, 1931 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a half-sisterCarolyn Brantley
December 25, 1932 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#1Jimmy Clay Williams
August 31, 1935 (Age 22 years)
Census April 12, 1940 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 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 -
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Evelyn “Eva” Hammond
January 15, 1947 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 36 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Billy Glen Williams
January 25, 1961 (Age 47 years)
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth “Lizzie” Stuart
September 23, 1965 (Age 52 years)
Death of a brotherClarence Edward Williams
November 25, 1969 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 32 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 June 1, 1998 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery: Crowville Masonic Cemetery
Last change March 15, 201713:38:17

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: January 12, 1906Franklin, Louisiana, United States
3 years
elder brother
Clarence Edward Williams
Birth: October 27, 1908 21 17Crowville, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
Death: November 25, 1969Crowville, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
3 years
elder sister
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
Mother’s 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
Family with Ola Mae Arnold - View this family
Richard Eugene Williams
Birth: August 11, 1913 26 22Baskin, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
Death: June 1, 1998Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States
Ola Mae Arnold
Birth: July 15, 1917Many, Sabine, Louisiana, United States
Death: April 18, 2013Crowville, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
Jimmy Clay Williams
Birth: August 31, 1935 22 18Crowville, Franklin, Louisiana, United States
Death: April 19, 2006Zwolle, Louisiana, United States

Richard Eugene Williams has 21 first cousins recorded

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Richard Eugene Williams - Household

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Williams, R EheadMW25MLARFranklinLACarpenterSteam Railroad Const.
Arnold, OlaXwifeFW21MLARFranklinLA
Williams, JimmysonMW4MLA