The Shemwell Family

Emma AllenAge: 48 years18751924

Name
Emma Allen
Given names
Emma
Surname
Allen
Married name
Emma Tapley
Birth November 30, 1875
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageJ. George Washington TapleyView this family
September 26, 1896 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Enoree Marie Tapley
February 14, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 40 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 41 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 42 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/
Death March 10, 1924 (Age 48 years)
Last change November 30, 201715:57:36

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with J. George Washington Tapley - View this family
husband
J. George Washington Tapley
Birth: August 29, 1871Alabama, United States
Death: September 27, 1950Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
herself
Marriage: September 26, 1896Chambers, Alabama, United States
13 years
daughter
Enoree Marie Tapley
Birth: February 14, 1910 38 34Dadeville, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
Death: November 24, 2003Surry, Virginia, United States

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