The Shemwell Family

Willie Alice CraigAge: 67 years18701937

Name
Willie Alice Craig
Given names
Willie Alice
Surname
Craig
Married name
Willie Alice Bagby
Married name
Willie Alice Harrison
Birth June 17, 1870
MarriageThomas Gideon BagbyView this family
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MarriageJohn Jack HarrisonView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 7 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a husbandJohn Jack Harrison
March 10, 1897 (Age 26 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 27 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 45 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 46 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 47 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 59 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 14, 1930 (Age 59 years)
Note: Next door to Charlie Shemwell
Death October 12, 1937 (Age 67 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Harrison Cemetery
Last change September 11, 201709:30:39

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Thomas Gideon Bagby - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
Family with John Jack Harrison - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
Thomas Gideon Bagby + Amy John Hall - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: between 1937 and 1940

No family available

Census
Next door to Charlie Shemwell
Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Gideon Bagby - Household

Allegre, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Bagby, GidheadMW51M21KYKYKYFarmerGen farm
Bagby, Willie AwifeFW59M14KYKYKY