The Shemwell Family

Edna Mae AtkinsAge: 87 years19091996

Name
Edna Mae Atkins
Given names
Edna Mae
Surname
Atkins
Married name
Edna Mae Welmaker
Birth July 16, 1909 33 20
MarriageThomas L WelmakerView this family
unknown

Census April 15, 1910 (Age 8 months)
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
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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 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
Death of a fatherArney Lee Atkins
August 30, 1945 (Age 36 years)
Cause: Pellagra
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
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 brotherWilliam Norman Atkins
January 25, 1962 (Age 52 years)
Cause: Massive Coronary
Death of a husbandThomas L Welmaker
April 20, 1964 (Age 54 years)

Death of a motherAmanda Corene Stone
December 27, 1964 (Age 55 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 December 29, 1996 (Age 87 years)
Last change November 11, 201814:06:52

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Arney Lee Atkins
Birth: August 2, 1875 30 34Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 30, 1945Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
mother
Amanda Corene Stone
Birth: May 9, 1889Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: December 27, 1964Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Marriage: about 1904
3 years
elder brother
William Norman Atkins
Birth: January 29, 1907 31 17South Carolina, United States
Death: January 25, 1962Anderson, South Carolina, United States
3 years
herself
Edna Mae Atkins
Birth: July 16, 1909 33 20Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: December 29, 1996Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Family with Thomas L Welmaker - View this family
husband
herself
Edna Mae Atkins
Birth: July 16, 1909 33 20Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: December 29, 1996Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Marriage:

Edna Mae Atkins has 21 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Arney Lee Atkins - Household

Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Atkins, Lee AheadMW34M16NCSCNCFarmerFarming
Atkins, Corene AwifeFW21M1622SCSCSC
Atkins, William NsonMW3SSCNCSC
Atkins, Edna MdaughterFW9mSSCNCSC