The Shemwell Family

Edward M RichardsonAge: 84 years18631947

Edward M Richardson
Given names
Edward M
Birth April 22, 1863
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 3 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 3 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 5 years)

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 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Civil marriageVirginia D “Jennie” ShemwellView this family
December 12, 1882 (Age 19 years)
Address: At husband's office
Birth of a son
#1Charles Claud “Charlie” Richardson
September 30, 1883 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Eva Lee Richardson
April 28, 1885 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Rhoda Kathryn Richardson
January 1887 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#4William Frank Richardson
August 17, 1888 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Ethel M Richardson
August 1894 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#6Edward M Richardson Jr.
August 1896 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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
#7Edith G Richardson
April 1899 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Jessie Belle Woodring
October 24, 1899 (Age 36 years)
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 37 years)
Address: Oklahoma Territory
Birth of a son
#8Hiram Emory Richardson
1901 (Age 37 years)
Marriage of a childCharles Franklin “Charley” WoodringEva Lee RichardsonView this family
May 10, 1903 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#9Guy Reynold Richardson
July 19, 1903 (Age 40 years)
Death of a sonEdward M Richardson Jr.
October 1905 (Age 42 years)
Death of a daughterEdith G Richardson
before 1910 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childRobert Harold MusgraveRhoda Kathryn RichardsonView this family
about 1910 (Age 46 years)

Census April 20, 1910 (Age 46 years)
Cotton weigher/census taker
1910 (Age 46 years)

Birth of a grandson
#2Harold Alton Musgrave
May 13, 1911 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Ewing Alford Woodring
September 24, 1911 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Lucille Hazel Woodring
November 21, 1913 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 52 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Ethel Katherine Wallace
June 5, 1917 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Frank RichardsonZephie Naomi AkinView this family
December 23, 1917 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Gladys Opal Woodring
April 29, 1918 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Edra Mae Richardson
September 29, 1918 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 53 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 54 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 1, 1920 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childElmer Albert AllenRhoda Kathryn RichardsonView this family
April 14, 1920 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Willia Maureen Richardson
April 21, 1920 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Billie Alene Wallace
July 16, 1920 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Elmerine Virginia “Jenny” Allen
April 19, 1921 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Cressie Helen Richardson
November 20, 1922 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childHiram Emory RichardsonLucy Matilda SharpView this family
September 19, 1924 (Age 61 years)
Death of a daughterRhoda Kathryn Richardson
about 1924 (Age 60 years)

Note: Presumed death prior to Nov. 1924 - Rhoda disappears before the 1930 census. Elmer remarries 11-8-1924. Their daughter is with him and new wife in 1930. -b
Birth of a grandson
#12Charles Claud “Charlie” Richardson Jr.
August 23, 1926 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13Joe Ray Richardson
October 15, 1926 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 66 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 18, 1930 (Age 66 years)
Marriage of a childGuy Reynold RichardsonGrace Lucille WaldronView this family
September 29, 1937 (Age 74 years)
Census April 18, 1940 (Age 76 years)
Death of a sonWilliam Frank Richardson
December 26, 1940 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 78 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 wifeVirginia D “Jennie” Shemwell
November 26, 1947 (Age 84 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 82 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 December 17, 1947 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Maguire-Fairview Cemetery
Last change March 20, 201815:00:08

by: Barry Shemwell
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Family with Virginia D “Jennie” Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: December 12, 1882Pettis, Missouri, United States
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William Frank Richardson
Birth: August 17, 1888 25 26Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: December 26, 1940Oklahoma, United States
6 years
2 years
Edward M Richardson Jr.
Birth: August 1896 33 34Missouri, United States
Death: October 1905Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
Edith G Richardson
Birth: April 1899 35 37Oklahoma, United States
Death: before 1910Oklahoma, United States
3 years
Hiram Emory Richardson
Birth: 1901 37 39Oklahoma, United States
Death: October 1963Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
Guy Reynold Richardson
Birth: July 19, 1903 40 41Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States
Death: April 2, 1973Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States

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