The Shemwell Family

Walter W Adkins1874

Walter W Adkins
Given names
Walter W
Birth May 1874 35 39
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a sisterLillie Rebecca Adkins
calculated 1879 (Age 4 years)
Census June 14, 1880 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMillie Rector
March 4, 1885 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Chandler
March 1, 1890 (Age 15 years)
MarriageSusie L View this family
calculated 1894 (Age 19 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 23 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 23, 1900 (Age 26 years)
Death of a motherRebecca Needham
July 22, 1909 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherHenry Adkins
April 12, 1915 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 41 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 42 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 43 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 -
Death of a brotherZachariah T “Zebb” Adkins
1922 (Age 47 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Adlay “Nan” Adkins
1925 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 55 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a sisterLillie Rebecca Adkins
after 1935 (Age 60 years)

Death of a brotherSamuel M Adkins
December 2, 1937 (Age 63 years)

Death of a brotherWarham Eastey Adkins
April 16, 1938 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 67 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 75 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 sisterCordelia “Delia” Adkins
November 26, 1960 (Age 86 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 71 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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by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: July 28, 1856Grainger, Tennessee, United States
9 months
elder brother
Samuel M Adkins
Birth: May 8, 1857 18 22Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 2, 1937
3 years
elder brother
Zachariah T “Zebb” Adkins
Birth: calculated 1859 19 24Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1922Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
7 years
elder sister
Cordelia “Delia” Adkins
Birth: calculated 1865 25 30Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 26, 1960Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
Warham Eastey Adkins
Birth: July 4, 1869 30 35Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 16, 1938Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States
5 years
6 years
younger sister
Family with Susie L - View this family
Marriage: calculated 1894

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Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Henry Adkins - Household

Dist. 14 Granger, Tennessee

Adkins, HenryWM42headMFarmerDisease of liver?TNTNTN
Adkins, RebeccaWF44wifeMKeeping HouseTNTNTN
Adkins, CordeliaWF15daughterSAt HomeTNTNTN
Adkins, S MWM25sonSFarmerTNTNTN
Adkins, NancyWF13daughterSAt HomeTNTNTN
Adkins, W EWM10sonSAt HomeTNTNTN
Adkins, Wm WWM6sonSTNTNTN
Adkins, Llla AWF9mdaughterATNTNTN

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Henry Adkins - Household

Knox, Tennessee

Adkins, HenryheadWMMar183961M43TNTNTNFarmer & Carpenter
Adkins, RebeccawifeWFMay183763M43107TNTNTN
Adkins, WaltersonWMMay187426M6TNTNTNHorse & Cattle dealer
Adkins, Susiedaughter in lawWFJun187524M6TNVANC