The Shemwell Family

Sallie Ann MillerAge: 85 years18731959

Sallie Ann Miller
Given names
Sallie Ann
Married name
Sallie Ann Roby
Birth December 23, 1873
MarriageZepheniah Reuben RobyView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 24 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Zeph Leslie Roby
September 12, 1901 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 42 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 43 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 44 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Leslie Roland Roby
May 21, 1923 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 55 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a husbandZepheniah Reuben Roby
April 11, 1944 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 67 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 76 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 72 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. -
Death February 16, 1959 (Age 85 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Erin Oak Hill Cemetery
Last change October 31, 201711:30:19

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Zepheniah Reuben Roby - View this family
Zepheniah Reuben Roby
Birth: March 10, 1869 41 27Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 11, 1944Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Sallie Ann Miller
Birth: December 23, 1873Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 16, 1959Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Zeph Roby familyZeph Leslie Roby
Birth: September 12, 1901 32 27Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 19, 1993Houston, Tennessee, United States

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