The Shemwell Family

Philadelphia Ann “Delphia” GarrettAge: 85 years18891975

Philadelphia Ann “Delphia” Garrett
Given names
Philadelphia Ann
Married name
Philadelphia Ann Watts
Birth September 28, 1889
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 8 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 -
MarriageClaude Everett WattsView this family
estimated 1913 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Retha Meda Watts
December 26, 1913 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Goldie Helen Watts
May 1, 1916 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a daughterGoldie Helen Watts
February 17, 1918 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 27 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 28 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 -
Census January 26, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Yvonne Watts
March 3, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#4Carl Ray Watts
about 1923 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 40 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 40 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Judith Ann Bareford
November 13, 1941 (Age 52 years)
Death of a granddaughterJudith Ann Bareford
November 22, 1944 (Age 55 years)
Cause: Burns from clothes catching on fire
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 52 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 60 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 -
Death of a husbandClaude Everett Watts
June 1967 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 56 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. -
Death March 1975 (Age 85 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Watts Cemetery
Last change October 7, 201817:45:40

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: estimated 1913
1 year
Retha Meda Watts
Birth: December 26, 1913 23 24Missouri, United States
Death: January 31, 1978Missouri, United States
2 years
Goldie Helen Watts
Birth: May 1, 1916 25 26Missouri, United States
Death: February 17, 1918Missouri, United States
4 years
Yvonne Watts BarefordYvonne Watts
Birth: March 3, 1920 29 30Rogersville, Webster, Missouri, United States
Death: June 28, 2014Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
4 years

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