The Shemwell Family

Sephus Mansfield SimmonsAge: 71 years18701942

Name
Sephus Mansfield Simmons
Given names
Sephus Mansfield
Surname
Simmons
Birth September 4, 1870 29
MarriageMary Letha CruseView this family
unknown

Birth of a brotherWilliam Samuel Simmons
September 19, 1871 (Age 12 months)
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
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
Marriage of a parentWilliam Henry Harrison SimmonsAnn C ShemwellView this family
about 1902 (Age 31 years)

Birth of a half-sisterAnnie Simmons
January 7, 1903 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRoscoe Simmons
July 17, 1904 (Age 33 years)

Death of a fatherWilliam Henry Harrison Simmons
November 15, 1916 (Age 46 years)
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 9, 1940 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 71 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
Death July 14, 1942 (Age 71 years)
Last change September 21, 201712:50:38

by: Barry Shemwell
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mother
Marriage:
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Sephus Mansfield Simmons
Birth: September 4, 1870 29Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 14, 1942McCracken, Kentucky, United States
1 year
younger brother
William Samuel Simmons
Birth: September 19, 1871 30Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 3, 1949Graves, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Ann C Shemwell - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: about 1902
1 year
half-sister
18 months
half-brother
Roscoe Simmons
Birth: July 17, 1904 63 35
Death: April 15, 1977Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Family with Mary Letha Cruse - View this family
himself
Sephus Mansfield Simmons
Birth: September 4, 1870 29Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 14, 1942McCracken, Kentucky, United States
wife
Mary Letha Cruse
Birth: March 3, 1881Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 24, 1960Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Marriage:

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Sephus Mansfield Simmons - Household

County Line Road McCracken, Ky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Simmons, Sephus MheadMW69MKYSame houseFarmerfarm
Cruse, M LethawifeFW59MKYSame house
Shemwell, Tom ALodgerMW82SKYRMcCrackenKY