The Shemwell Family

Vaden Wilkerson1869

Vaden Wilkerson
Given names
Married name
Vaden Huie
Birth November 9, 1869
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed

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 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageRufus M “Bud” HuieView this family
August 9, 1893 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#1William Herschel Huie
November 29, 1895 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2Hubert H Huie
December 7, 1897 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 28 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 46 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 47 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 48 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 -
Marriage of a childWilliam Herschel HuieVera ShemwellView this family
estimated 1920 (Age 50 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1William Herschel Huie Jr.
August 17, 1921 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Herschel HuieThelma Ruth BryantView this family
estimated 1928 (Age 58 years)

Birth of a grandson
#2Thomas Gene “Tommy” Huie
September 16, 1929 (Age 59 years)
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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Ruby Faye Huie
August 8, 1937 (Age 67 years)
Death of a husbandRufus M “Bud” Huie
June 29, 1940 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 72 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 grandsonThomas Gene “Tommy” Huie
November 22, 1947 (Age 78 years)
Cause: Auto Accident
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 80 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 -
Death of a sonWilliam Herschel Huie
May 26, 1966 (Age 96 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 76 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. -

Last change October 8, 201714:38:48

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Rufus M “Bud” Huie - View this family
Rufus M “Bud” Huie
Birth: January 11, 1865Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 29, 1940Graves, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: August 9, 1893Graves, Kentucky, United States
2 years
2 years
Hubert H Huie
Birth: December 7, 1897 32 28Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 7, 1992Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States

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