The Shemwell Family

Helen AdamsAge: 49 years18841934

Helen Adams
Given names
Birth May 10, 1884 36 38

Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Turvey Hagins
February 27, 1885 (Age 9 months)
Birth of a sisterJewel Adams
June 1886 (Age 2 years)

Birth of a brotherWade Hampton “Hamp” Adams
October 1888 (Age 4 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas Ewin Gamble
January 17, 1896 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 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 16 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMartha E Connally
June 5, 1900 (Age 16 years)
Death of a motherNancy Ann Gamble
August 16, 1916 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherFrancis Marion Adams
October 18, 1916 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 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 32 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 33 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 45 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a sisterOlive A “Ollie” Adams
1931 (Age 46 years)

Death 1934 (Age 49 years)

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Marriage: 1866
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elder brother
23 months
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elder brother
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elder brother
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elder sister
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2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Francis Marion Adams - Household

Heard Georgia

Adams, Francis MheadWMFeb184852M34GANCSC
Adams, NancywifeWF184654M341111ALSCGA
Adams, LenoradaughterWFAug187821S00GAAL
Adams, StelladaughterWFJun188119S00GAAL
Adams, HelendaughterWFMay188416S00GAAL
Adams, JeweldaughterWFJun188614S00GAAL
Adams, Wade HsonWMOct188811SGAAL
Adams, DelladaughterWFJun188119S00GAAL