The Shemwell Family

Charles Henry Schwam Jr.Age: 59 years19151975

Name
Charles Henry Schwam Jr.
Given names
Charles Henry
Surname
Schwam
Name suffix
Jr.
Birth September 16, 1915 21 20
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 months)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah “Sallie” Balck
April 5, 1917 (Age 18 months)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 15 months)

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 2 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/
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherEdgar DeWitt Ellis
September 10, 1928 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 14 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 3, 1930 (Age 14 years)
Census April 6, 1940 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 26 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 34 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 30 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 January 1975 (Age 59 years)

Last change July 29, 201915:36:49

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Charles Henry Schwam Sr.
Birth: January 29, 1894Pleasant Hill, DeSoto, Mississippi, United States
Death: June 25, 1976Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
mother
Carey Ellis
Birth: August 18, 1895 29 30Tennessee, United States
Death: December 1977Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:
himself
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wife
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daughter
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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles Henry Schwam Sr. - Household

Memphis & Summerville Road Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Schwam, CharlesheadMW26MTNTNTNFarmerCattle Farm
Ellis, CareywifeFW24MTNTNTN
Schwam, Chrles JrsonMW4STNTNTN
Ellis, E Dfather in lawMW52WdTNVATNRetail MerchantDry goods, groceries

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charles Henry Schwam Sr. - Household

Somerville Road Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Schwam, Charles HheadMW36MMSMSTNMerchantGen. Merchandise
Schwam, Carey EwifeFW34MTNTNTN
Schwam, Chrlie HsonMW14STNMSTN
Prescott, Robbie Esister in lawFW35STNTNTNTeacherCity School
Ellis, MillieauntFW70STNTNTN
Johnson, MabelServantF?21STNTNTNServantPrivate home