The Shemwell Family

William Henry Young

William Henry Harrison YoungAge: 83 years18681951

William Henry Harrison Young
Given names
William Henry Harrison
Birth May 6, 1868 34 35
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 7 months)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Death of a fatherWilliam D Young
October 6, 1877 (Age 9 years)
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageAnna A JohnsonView this family
October 31, 1886 (Age 18 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 29 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 47 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 48 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 49 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 -
Death of a brotherIsaac Marion Young
April 26, 1920 (Age 51 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 61 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 73 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 81 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 77 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 June 9, 1951 (Age 83 years)
Last change December 10, 201714:04:39

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
William D Young
Birth: September 6, 1833North Carolina, United States
Death: October 6, 1877Decatur, Tennessee, United States
elder brother
Isaac Marion Young
Birth: about 1865 31 32Decatur, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 26, 1920Pemiscot, Missouri, United States
3 years
William Henry YoungWilliam Henry Harrison Young
Birth: May 6, 1868 34 35Decatur, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 9, 1951Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States
Family with Anna A Johnson - View this family
William Henry YoungWilliam Henry Harrison Young
Birth: May 6, 1868 34 35Decatur, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 9, 1951Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States
Anna A Johnson
Birth: January 2, 1871Alabama, United States
Death: April 7, 1953Perryville, Decatur, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: October 31, 1886Decatur, Tennessee, United States

William Henry Harrison Young has 15 first cousins recorded