The Shemwell Family

Edward Thomas AcuffAge: 72 years19171989

Name
Edward Thomas Acuff
Given names
Edward Thomas
Surname
Acuff
Birth February 19, 1917 26 19
MarriageMelba Kathleen Parks View this family
unknown

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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 10 months)

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/
Census January 21, 1920 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 12 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 11, 1930 (Age 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMelvina Francis “Fannie” Kidwell
October 24, 1931 (Age 14 years)
Census April 18, 1940 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 32 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a fatherCharles Love “Charlie” Acuff
October 24, 1970 (Age 53 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 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 of a motherNeoma Elizabeth Corum
January 13, 1979 (Age 61 years)

Death June 4, 1989 (Age 72 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Graveston Baptist Church Cemetery
Last change October 3, 201711:33:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 15, 1916
13 months
himself
Family with Melba Kathleen Parks - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:

Edward Thomas Acuff has 13 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles Love Acuff - Household

Tazwell Pike Union, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Acuff, CharlieheadMW28MTNTNTNFarm
Acuff, CeonawifeFW22MTNTNTN
Acuff, EdwardsonMW3STNTNTN
Acuff, FanniemotherFW71WdTNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charles Love Acuff - Household

Tan Yard Road Union, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Acuff, Charlie LheadMW39M25TNTNTNFarmerGeneral farm
Acuff, Neoma LwifeFW33M18TNTNTN
Acuff, Edward TsonMW13STNTNTN
Acuff, Fannie MmotherFW81Wd25TNTNTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Charles Love “Charlie” Acuff - Household

Harless Road Union, Tennessee

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Acuff, CharlieheadXMW49MTNsame placeFarmerfarm
Acuff, MammiewifeFW42MTNsame place
Acuff, EdwardsonMW23MTNsame placeFarm laborerfarm