The Shemwell Family

Robert Brooks JacksonAge: 88 years18741962

Robert Brooks Jackson
Given names
Robert Brooks
Also known as
Brooks Rolin Jackson
Birth August 8, 1874 47 38
Birth of a sisterEula Braxton Jackson
July 14, 1875 (Age 11 months)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterNannie Texonia Jackson
February 3, 1881 (Age 6 years)

Death of a sisterEula Braxton Jackson
July 7, 1891 (Age 16 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 -
Death of a motherNancy Caroline Smith
February 9, 1904 (Age 29 years)
Death of a fatherLee Roy Jackson
March 19, 1904 (Age 29 years)
MarriageFannie Lee FreemanView this family
May 31, 1910 (Age 35 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 half-sisterLee Anna Jackson
June 16, 1920 (Age 45 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 half-sisterMary Elizabeth Jackson
October 8, 1931 (Age 57 years)

Death of a half-sisterJulia Ann Jackson
July 17, 1937 (Age 62 years)

Death of a half-brotherJames Robert Jackson
December 24, 1939 (Age 65 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 -
Death of a half-brotherGeorge Washington Jackson
June 11, 1950 (Age 75 years)

Death of a half-brotherThomas Stonewall Jackson
February 5, 1953 (Age 78 years)

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 half-brotherGreen White Jackson
June 1956 (Age 81 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. -
Death November 8, 1962 (Age 88 years)
Cemetery: Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery
Last change June 14, 201912:00:18

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: September 24, 1872Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
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Robert Brooks Jackson
Birth: August 8, 1874 47 38Abbotsford, Troup, Georgia, United States
Death: November 8, 1962Fosheeton, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
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Father’s family with Martha Lucinda Gamble - View this family
Marriage: 1847Butts, Georgia, United States
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Family with Fannie Lee Freeman - View this family
Robert Brooks Jackson
Birth: August 8, 1874 47 38Abbotsford, Troup, Georgia, United States
Death: November 8, 1962Fosheeton, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
Fannie Lee Freeman
Birth: September 6, 1888Troup, Georgia, United States
Death: June 7, 1965Troup, Georgia, United States
Marriage: May 31, 1910Troup, Georgia, United States

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Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Lee Roy Jackson - Household

Poplar Springs, Tallapoosa, Alabama

Jackson, Lee RWM53headMGANCNC
Jackson, Nancy CWF43wifeMGA
Jackson, James RWM20sonSGASC
Jackson, Lee AWF17daughterSGASC
Jackson, Thomas SWM14sonSGASC
Jackson, Green WWM10sonSALGASC
Jackson, Brooks RWM6sonSGAGA
Jackson, Eula BWF4daughterSGAGA