The Shemwell Family

Lizzie McFarland1879

Lizzie McFarland
Given names
Birth September 1879 22 21
Birth of a sisterCora McFarland
December 1880 (Age 15 months)
Birth of a brotherTom McFarland
March 1882 (Age 2 years)
Death of a motherSusan H “Sue” Carver
July 7, 1887 (Age 7 years)
Marriage of a parentHoward Hardy McFarlandFlorence A ShemwellView this family
April 18, 1889 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 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 -
Census June 8, 1900 (Age 20 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherParthena R Cawthon
October 18, 1906 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 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 37 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 38 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 50 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherHoward Hardy McFarland
July 28, 1942 (Age 62 years)
Note: Birth: Aug. 4, 1857, Williamson,Tennessee, USA
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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 70 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 66 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. -

Last change July 25, 201913:43:08

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: February 20, 1877Wilson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
16 months
younger sister
16 months
younger brother
Father’s family with Florence A Shemwell - View this family
Florence A Shemwell
Birth: July 18, 1859 54 41Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 9, 1916Mt. Juliet, Wilson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: April 18, 1889Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Lizzie McFarland has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Howard Hardy McFarland - Household

Wilson, Tennessee

MacFarland, Howard HheadWMAug185742M11TNTNTNFarmer
MacFarland, Florence AwifeWFJul186039M1143TNTNTN
MacFarland, LizziedaughterWFSep187920STNTNTN
MacFarland, CoradaughterWFDec188019STNTNTN
MacFarland, TomsonWMMar188218STNTNTNAt School

Kids are not Florence's? - Married only 11 years, but it says she has 4 born 3 living. -b