The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Rosalie HicksAge: 60 years19141974

Name
Elizabeth Rosalie Hicks
Given names
Elizabeth Rosalie
Surname
Hicks
Married name
Elizabeth Rosalie Fitzgerald
Birth January 5, 1914 34 27
Birth of a brotherCharles Roby Hicks
February 25, 1916 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 23 months)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a sisterEdith May Hicks
October 22, 1918 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 2 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 3 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 8, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherElbert Barton Hicks
July 30, 1921 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherRobert Edward “Jack” Hicks
June 10, 1923 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 15 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 18, 1930 (Age 16 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 26 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherBarton Aquilla Roby
December 4, 1941 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 27 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 35 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
Death of a motherEula Pearl Roby
April 12, 1955 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherCharles C “Charlie” Hicks
November 23, 1965 (Age 51 years)
Death of a brotherElbert Barton Hicks
December 17, 1971 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 31 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 May 17, 1974 (Age 60 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Maplewood Cemetery
Last change January 13, 201816:29:08

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: December 16, 1912Houston, Tennessee, United States
13 months
herself
Elizabeth Rosalie Hicks
Birth: January 5, 1914 34 27Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 17, 1974Henry, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
Charles Roby Hicks
Birth: February 25, 1916 36 29Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 4, 2001Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States
3 years
younger sister
Edith May Hicks
Birth: October 22, 1918 39 31Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 22, 1983Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
Elbert Barton Hicks
Birth: July 30, 1921 41 34Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 17, 1971Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
22 months
younger brother
Robert Edward “Jack” Hicks
Birth: June 10, 1923 43 36Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 15, 1993Winter Park, Orange, Florida, United States
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husband
Private
herself
Elizabeth Rosalie Hicks
Birth: January 5, 1914 34 27Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 17, 1974Henry, Tennessee, United States

Elizabeth Rosalie Hicks has 8 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles C “Charlie” Hicks - Household

Houston, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Hicks, CharlieheadMW40MTNTNTNEngineerLocomotive
Hicks, PearlwifeFW33MTNTNTN
Hicks, RosadaughterFW6STNTNTN
Hicks, CharlessonMW4STNTNTN
Hicks, EdithdaughterFW1STNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charles C “Charlie” Hicks - Household

Irom? St. Paris, Henry, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Hicks, Charles CheadMW50M33MOTNTNLocomotive EngineerSteam RR
Hicks, PearlwifeFW43M26TNGATN
Hicks, RosaliedaughterFW16STNMOTN
Hicks, Charles RsonMW14STNMOTN
Hicks, EdithdaughterFW11STNMOTN
Hicks, Elbert BsonMW8STNMOTN
Hicks, Robert EsonMW6STNMOTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Charles C “Charlie” Hicks - Household

308 Irvine Paris, Henry, Tennessee

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Hicks, Charlie CheadMW60MTNSame HouseLocomotive EngineerSteam RR
Hicks, Eula PwifeFW53MTNSame House
Hicks, Elizabeth RdaughterFW26STNSame House
Hicks, Edith MdaughterFW21STNSame House
Hicks, Elbert BsonMW18STNSame House
Hicks, JacksonMW16STNSame House