The Shemwell Family

Hardiman Francis DeesonAge: 65 years18711937

Hardiman Francis Deeson
Given names
Hardiman Francis
Birth December 1871
MarriageBessie E EllisView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 6 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Alice Ida Deeson
November 22, 1895 (Age 23 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Elizabeth Deeson
August 14, 1899 (Age 27 years)
Census June 2, 1900 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Louise Deeson
April 5, 1905 (Age 33 years)
Death of a wifeBessie E Ellis
April 21, 1909 (Age 37 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 -
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-
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 -
Marriage of a childRussell H WillisElizabeth DeesonView this family
May 10, 1927 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Russell H Willis Jr.
December 16, 1928 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 57 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Marriage of a childLouis Allen Kenny Jr.Louise DeesonView this family
October 17, 1936 (Age 64 years)
Death January 6, 1937 (Age 65 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Bartlett-Ellendale Cemetery
Last change December 17, 201714:14:49

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Bessie E Ellis - View this family
Bessie E Ellis
Birth: December 1874 23 21Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 21, 1909Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Elizabeth Deeson
Birth: August 14, 1899 27 24Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 28, 1980Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
6 years

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