The Shemwell Family

Whitson Templeton ReidAge: 85 years19071992

Name
Whitson Templeton Reid
Given names
Whitson Templeton
Surname
Reid
Birth February 12, 1907 41 38
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 9 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 10 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 10, 1920 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 22 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 23 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Whitson Reid
August 23, 1943 (Age 36 years)
Cause: Suicide
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 42 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a motherFanny Ella Templeton
June 3, 1958 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 38 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death December 28, 1992 (Age 85 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Winnsboro City Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:46

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
William Whitson Reid
Birth: November 28, 1865 46 37Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 23, 1943Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
mother
Marriage:
elder sister
Louise Reid
Birth: about 1902 36 33Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
Death: August 18, 1994Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
5 years
himself
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

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHLCHBBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
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

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Reid, William WheadMW64MNCNCNCSalesmanHardware Store
Reid, Fanny EwifeFW61MTXALTN
Reid, LouisedaughterFW27STXNCTXTeacherSchool
Reid, Whitson TsonMW23STXNCTXAccounting DeptOil Co.