The Shemwell Family

Virginia Mae GriggsAge: 93 years19092003

Name
Virginia Mae Griggs
Given names
Virginia Mae
Surname
Griggs
Married name
Virginia Mae Newman
Birth August 19, 1909 30 22
Census April 23, 1910 (Age 8 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 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 7 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 8 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 7, 1920 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMargie Cooper Williams
March 28, 1924 (Age 14 years)
Address: Nolensville Rd.
Death of a maternal grandfatherArchibald McMillan “Archie” Notgrass
May 15, 1929 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 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 17, 1930 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Margie Ann Newman
August 6, 1933 (Age 23 years)
Census May 28, 1940 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 40 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
Birth of a grandson
#1Dorris Gregory McDonald
May 16, 1958 (Age 48 years)
Death of a motherVirgie Mae Notgrass
January 10, 1963 (Age 53 years)
Death of a fatherTolbert Lipscomb Griggs
November 1972 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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 of a husbandJesse Andrew Newman
September 3, 1991 (Age 82 years)
Death of a daughterMargie Ann Newman
January 10, 1997 (Age 87 years)
Death February 8, 2003 (Age 93 years)
Last change September 4, 201712:04:14

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Tolbert Lipscomb Griggs
Birth: November 6, 1878Tennessee, United States
Death: November 1972Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
mother
Virgie Mae Notgrass
Birth: November 29, 1886 16 26Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 10, 1963Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: July 3, 1907Davidson, Tennessee, United States
2 years
herself
Virginia Mae Griggs
Birth: August 19, 1909 30 22Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 8, 2003Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, United States
Family with Jesse Andrew Newman - View this family
husband
Jesse Andrew Newman
Birth: April 18, 1904 37 23McMinville, Warren, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 3, 1991Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
herself
Virginia Mae Griggs
Birth: August 19, 1909 30 22Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 8, 2003Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, United States
daughter
Private
son
Private
daughter
Margie Ann Newman
Birth: August 6, 1933 29 23Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 10, 1997Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Tolbert L Griggs - Household

910 Woodland Street Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Griggs, Tolbert LheadMW23M2TNTNTNSalesmanRetail furniture
Notgrass, Virgie MwifeFW22M211TNTNTN
Griggs, Virginia MdaughterFW7mSTNTNTN
Griggs, Bessieyounger sisterFW29WdTNTNTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Tolbert L Griggs - Household

2624 Caldwell Ave Waverly, Davidson, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Griggs, Tolbert LheadMW41MTNTNTNCollectorFurniture
Notgrass, Virgie MaywifeFW33MTNTNTN
Griggs, Virginia MaydaughterFW10STNTNTN