The Shemwell Family

Leraun Alene WeaksAge: 81 years19081990

Name
Leraun Alene Weaks
Given names
Leraun Alene
Surname
Weaks
Married name
Leraun Alene Baughn
Birth September 22, 1908 24 22
Census April 29, 1910 (Age 19 months)
Birth of a sisterAgatha Beatrice Weaks
May 20, 1910 (Age 19 months)
Death of a paternal grandfatherMark Monroe Weaks
October 1, 1915 (Age 7 years)
Address: Erin, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 7 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 8 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 9 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/
Death of a motherRose L “Lena” Shroat
April 18, 1919 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 21 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 2, 1930 (Age 21 years)
MarriageLeonard C BaughnView this family
August 15, 1931 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1Donald Kaye Baughn
February 11, 1933 (Age 24 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherGeorgia Ann Shemwell
October 25, 1934 (Age 26 years)
Census April 23, 1940 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 33 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 41 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 fatherLurton Edgar Weaks
October 14, 1959 (Age 51 years)
Cause: Carcinoma of the liver
Death of a husbandLeonard C Baughn
August 8, 1971 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 37 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 sonDonald Kaye Baughn
December 30, 1984 (Age 76 years)
Death March 11, 1990 (Age 81 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Sikeston City Cemetery
Last change May 12, 201814:53:16

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Lurton Edgar Weaks
Birth: 1884 21 25Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 14, 1959Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States
mother
Marriage: February 12, 1908Gibson, Tennessee, United States
7 months
herself
Leraun Alene Weaks
Birth: September 22, 1908 24 22New Madrid, Missouri, United States
Death: March 11, 1990Farmington, Saint Francois, Missouri, United States
20 months
younger sister
Agatha Beatrice Weaks
Birth: May 20, 1910 26 24Canalou, New Madrid, Missouri, United States
Death: December 4, 2000Farmington, Saint Francois, Missouri, United States
Family with Leonard C Baughn - View this family
husband
Leonard C Baughn
Birth: March 31, 1906Kentucky, United States
Death: August 8, 1971Dexter, Stoddard, Missouri, United States
herself
Leraun Alene Weaks
Birth: September 22, 1908 24 22New Madrid, Missouri, United States
Death: March 11, 1990Farmington, Saint Francois, Missouri, United States
Marriage: August 15, 1931Portageville, New Madrid, Missouri, United States
18 months
son
Donald Kaye Baughn
Birth: February 11, 1933 26 24Cooter, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States
Death: December 30, 1984Escambia, Florida, United States

Leraun Alene Weaks has 4 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Lurton Edgar Weaks - Household

New Madrid, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Weaks, LurtonheadMW25MTNTNTNForemanStave factory
Weaks, LenawifeFW24M11KYKYKY
Weaks, LerindaughterFW1-6mSMOTNKY
Weaks, MarkfatherMW48M31TNTNTNLaborerStave factory
Weaks, Hermanyounger brotherMW16STNTNTNLaborerStave factory
Underwood, OsiecookFW18M2MOUSUShouseworkprivate family
Underwood, GraceboarderFW1-3mSMOTNMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Georgia Ann Shemwell - Household

Canalou, New Madrid, Missouri

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Weaks, Georgia AheadFW71WdTNILTN
Wilson, Lillian IdaughterFW47WdTNTNTNProprietorRestaurant
Weaks, Leraun Agrand daughterFW21SMOTNKYTeacherPublic School
Weaks, Agatha Bgrand daughterFW19SMOTNKY
Davis, MiluslodgerMW35M30MOILMOTeacherPublic School
Davis, WynettelodgerFW24M19ARARARTeacherPublic School

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Leonard C Baughn - Household

Canalou, New Madrid, Missouri

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Baughn, Leonard CheadMW34MKYsame placePrincipalPublic School
Baughn, LearunwifeFW31MMOsame placeGrade TeacherPublic School