The Shemwell Family

Waneta ChristianAge: 94 years19092003

Name
Waneta Christian
Given names
Waneta
Surname
Christian
Married name
Waneta Wilson
Birth October 2, 1909 24 22
Marriage of parentsCurtis William ChristianHallie Blanche CarrView this family
about 1909

Census April 15, 1910 (Age 6 months)
Birth of a sisterRetha Grace Christian
June 3, 1911 (Age 20 months)
Birth of a brotherRufus J Christian
March 20, 1913 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherCurtis William Christian
1915 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 years)

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 paternal grandmotherEtta K Shaw
July 27, 1917 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 7 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 8 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/
Birth of a brotherHarold Griffith Christian
May 16, 1919 (Age 9 years)
Death of a brotherCurtis William Christian
November 27, 1919 (Age 10 years)
Death of a brotherRufus J Christian
November 29, 1919 (Age 10 years)
Census January 8, 1920 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherHoward Dale Christian
December 8, 1921 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterBarbara J Christian
November 27, 1928 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 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
Birth of a son
#1Leslie Alvin Wilson Jr.
September 23, 1931 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2James Bryan “Jim” Wilson
October 16, 1937 (Age 28 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam E “Duck” Carr
August 27, 1938 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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
Death of a fatherCurtis William Christian
July 22, 1949 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 40 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 maternal grandmotherIva Aurora Roberts
September 21, 1957 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Brian Allen Wilson
March 10, 1958 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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 of a motherHallie Blanche Carr
March 22, 1985 (Age 75 years)
Death of a husbandLeslie Alvin Wilson
September 5, 1993 (Age 83 years)
Death of a brotherHoward Dale Christian
April 17, 1996 (Age 86 years)
Death of a sonLeslie Alvin Wilson Jr.
April 21, 1998 (Age 88 years)
Death of a sisterBarbara J Christian
August 15, 1998 (Age 88 years)
Death of a sisterRetha Grace Christian
July 13, 2002 (Age 92 years)
Death of a grandsonBrian Allen Wilson
September 25, 2003 (Age 93 years)
Death November 27, 2003 (Age 94 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery
Last change March 11, 201814:36:45

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1909
9 months
herself
Waneta Christian
Birth: October 2, 1909 24 22Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: November 27, 2003Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
20 months
younger sister
Retha Grace Christian
Birth: June 3, 1911 26 23Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: July 13, 2002Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
22 months
younger brother
Rufus J Christian
Birth: March 20, 1913 28 25Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: November 29, 1919Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
3 years
younger brother
Curtis William Christian
Birth: 1915 29 27Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: November 27, 1919Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
4 years
younger brother
Harold Griffith Christian
Birth: May 16, 1919 34 31Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: November 16, 2010Rowlett, Dallas, Texas, United States
3 years
younger brother
Howard Dale Christian
Birth: December 8, 1921 36 34Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: April 17, 1996Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
7 years
younger sister
Barbara J Christian
Birth: November 27, 1928 43 41Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: August 15, 1998Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Family with Leslie Alvin Wilson - View this family
husband
Leslie Alvin Wilson
Birth: September 28, 1909Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: September 5, 1993Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
herself
Waneta Christian
Birth: October 2, 1909 24 22Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: November 27, 2003Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
son
Leslie Alvin Wilson Jr.
Birth: September 23, 1931 21 21Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: April 21, 1998Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
son
Private
son
James Bryan “Jim” Wilson
Birth: October 16, 1937 28 28Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: March 12, 2011Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
daughter
Private

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Curtis William Christian - Household

Gustin Street Council Grove, Morris, Kansas

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Christian, CurtisheadMW25M11MOMOILBrakemanRailroad
Christian, HalliewifeFW22M1111KSINOH
Christian, WanetadaughterFW6mSKSMOKS

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Curtis William Christian - Household

10th. Street Council Grove, Morris, Kansas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Christian, Curtis WheadMW33MMOMOMOBrakemanRailroad
Christian, B HalliewifeFW32MKSINOH
Christian, WanetadaughterFW10SKSMOKS
Christian, RethadaughterFW8SKSMOKS
Christian, HaroldsonMW9mSKSMOKS

Kids parents birthplace are all wrong -b