The Shemwell Family

Rufus M “Bud” HuieAge: 75 years18651940

Name
Rufus M “Bud” Huie
Given names
Rufus M
Surname
Huie
Nickname
Bud
Birth January 11, 1865
MarriageVaden WilkersonView this family
unknown

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 23 months)
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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 23 months)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 3 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 12 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#1William Herschel Huie
November 29, 1895 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#2Hubert H Huie
December 7, 1897 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 33 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 50 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 51 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 52 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/
Marriage of a childWilliam Herschel HuieVera ShemwellView this family
estimated 1920 (Age 54 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1William Herschel Huie Jr.
August 17, 1921 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Herschel HuieThelma Ruth BryantView this family
estimated 1928 (Age 62 years)

Birth of a grandson
#2Thomas Gene “Tommy” Huie
September 16, 1929 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 64 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Ruby Faye Huie
August 8, 1937 (Age 72 years)
Death June 29, 1940 (Age 75 years)
Not marriedVaden WilkersonView this family
August 9, 1950 (10 years after death)
Last change September 20, 201711:26:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Vaden Wilkerson - View this family
himself
partner
Marriage:
Not married: August 9, 1950Graves, Kentucky, United States
-55 years
son
2 years
son
Hubert H Huie
Birth: December 7, 1897 32 28Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 7, 1992Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States

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