The Shemwell Family

Lewis J Rearden1886

Lewis J Rearden
Given names
Lewis J
Birth July 1886 28 20
Death of a paternal grandfatherJason Betal Rearden
April 15, 1888 (Age 21 months)
Birth of a brotherOsa George “Osie” Rearden Sr.
November 19, 1888 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherWesley Hunter “Wessie” Rearden
January 25, 1891 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterAddie K Rearden
January 1897 (Age 10 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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 -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnn Adline Switzer
August 18, 1915 (Age 29 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Wesley Rearden
October 30, 1916 (Age 30 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 30 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 31 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 43 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 63 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 -
Death of a motherMartha Frances “Fannie” Hunter
February 6, 1957 (Age 70 years)
Death of a brotherOsa George “Osie” Rearden Sr.
March 30, 1965 (Age 78 years)
Death of a sisterMartha Mae “Mattie” Rearden
December 26, 1969 (Age 83 years)
Death of a brotherWesley Hunter “Wessie” Rearden
February 28, 1972 (Age 85 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 59 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. -

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Marriage: December 15, 1881Chambers, Alabama, United States
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elder sister
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younger brother
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Lewis J Rearden has 2 first cousins recorded

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John W Rearden - Household

Ridge Grove, Chambers, Alabama, USA

John W ReardenheadWMJul185742ALSCGAFarmer
Fannie ReardenwifeWFDec18663355ALALAL
Mattie ReardendaughterWFMay188317ALALAL
Lewis J ReardensonWMJul186613ALALALAt school
Osa G ReardensonWMNov188811ALALALAt school
Wesley H ReardensonWMJan18918ALALAL
Addie K ReardendaughterWFJan18973ALALAL