The Shemwell Family

William Samuel SimmonsAge: 78 years18711949

Name
William Samuel Simmons
Given names
William Samuel
Surname
Simmons
Birth September 19, 1871 30
MarriageMargaret A SutherlinView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 6 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 Vodra Simmons
1896 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 26 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 30 years)

Birth of a half-sisterAnnie Simmons
January 7, 1903 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRoscoe Simmons
July 17, 1904 (Age 32 years)

Death of a wifeMargaret A Sutherlin
1904 (Age 32 years)

Death of a fatherWilliam Henry Harrison Simmons
November 15, 1916 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 44 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 45 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 46 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 58 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
Death of a brotherSephus Mansfield Simmons
July 14, 1942 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 70 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
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 74 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 December 3, 1949 (Age 78 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Owens Chapel Cemetery
Last change May 28, 201815:58:10

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder brother
Sephus Mansfield Simmons
Birth: September 4, 1870 29Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 14, 1942McCracken, Kentucky, United States
1 year
himself
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 Margaret A Sutherlin - View this family
himself
William Samuel Simmons
Birth: September 19, 1871 30Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 3, 1949Graves, Kentucky, United States
wife
Marriage:
son

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