The Shemwell Family

Fanny Ella TempletonAge: 90 years18681958

Fanny Ella Templeton
Given names
Fanny Ella
Married name
Fanny Ella Reed
Married name
Fanny Ella Reid
Birth May 13, 1868
MarriageWilliam Whitson ReidView this family

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 7 months)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 29 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Louise Reid
about 1902 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#2Whitson Templeton Reid
February 12, 1907 (Age 38 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 47 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 48 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 49 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 -
Census January 10, 1920 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 61 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 61 years)
Census April 20, 1940 (Age 71 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Whitson Reid
August 23, 1943 (Age 75 years)
Cause: Suicide
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 73 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 81 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 77 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 3, 1958 (Age 90 years)
Cemetery: Winnsboro City Cemetery
Last change July 31, 201710:41:20

by: Barry Shemwell
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William Whitson Reid
Birth: November 28, 1865 46 37Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 23, 1943Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
Louise Reid
Birth: about 1902 36 33Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
Death: August 18, 1994Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
5 years
Whitson Templeton Reid
Birth: February 12, 1907 41 38Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
Death: December 28, 1992Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Whitson Reid - Household

Winnsboro, Wood, Texas

Reid, William WheadMW44M19NCNCNCSalesmanHardware Store
Reid, Fanny TwifeFW41M1922TXAlTN
Reid, LouisedaughterFW7STXNCTX
Reid, Whitson TsonMW4STXNCTX

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Whitson Reid - Household

Winnsboro, Wood, Texas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Reid, Whit WheadMW54MNCNCNCSalesmanHardware
Reid, Fanny TwifeFW51MTXALTN
Reid, LouisedaughterFW17STXNCTX
Reid, WhitsonsonMW12STXNCTX

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Whitson Reid - Household

Winnsboro, Wood, Texas

Reid, William WheadMW64MNCNCNCSalesmanHardware Store
Reid, Fanny EwifeFW61MTXALTN
Reid, LouisedaughterFW27STXNCTXTeacherSchool
Reid, Whitson TsonMW23STXNCTXAccounting DeptOil Co.

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - William Whitson Reid - Household

429 Andrews Winnsboro, Wood, Texas

Reid, William WheadMW75MNCClerkHardware Store
Reid, FannywifeFW71MTX
Reid, LouiseXdaughterFW37STXTeacherPublic School