The Shemwell Family

Irma E TurnerAge: 77 years19001977

Irma E Turner
Given names
Irma E
Married name
Irma E Tilley
Birth July 24, 1900
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 16 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 17 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 -
MarriageJames Eardy TilleyView this family
estimated 1919 (Age 18 years)

Census January 6, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Dovie Lucille Tilley
February 19, 1921 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Vera Anita Tilley
August 6, 1924 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 4, 1930 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Betty Jewel Tilley
July 14, 1930 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Etta Lou Tilley
January 4, 1932 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Bernice L Tilley
January 28, 1936 (Age 35 years)
Census April 12, 1940 (Age 39 years)
Marriage of a childL D MedlockVera Anita TilleyView this family
February 6, 1942 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 41 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 49 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Carlos D Medlock
October 20, 1956 (Age 56 years)

Death of a husbandJames Eardy Tilley
July 1, 1961 (Age 60 years)
Death of a grandsonCarlos D Medlock
December 27, 1973 (Age 73 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 45 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 November 6, 1977 (Age 77 years)

Cemetery: Robertstown Cemetery
Last change March 22, 201911:47:38

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with James Eardy Tilley - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1919
2 years
Dovie Lucille Tilley
Birth: February 19, 1921 28 20Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 19, 2006Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
4 years
6 years
Betty Jewel Tilley
Birth: July 14, 1930 37 29Arkansas, United States
Death: February 1, 2005Perry, Arkansas, United States
18 months
4 years
Bernice L Tilley
Birth: January 28, 1936 43 35Quitman, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 27, 2017Benson, Woodford, Illinois, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Eardy Tilley - Household

Griffin, Conway, Arkansas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Tilley, JamesheadMW27MARARARFarmerGeneral Farm
Tilley, ErmawifeFW19MARARAR

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Eardy Tilley - Household

Liberty, Van Buren, Arkansas

Tilley, James EheadMW36M25ARARARFarmerGeneral farm
Tilley, Irma EwifeFW29M18ARARAR
Tilley, Dovie LdaughterFW9SARARAR
Tilley, Vera AdaughterFW4-7mSARARAR

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - James Eardy Tilley - Household

Benton, Faulkner, Arkansas

Tilley, J EheadMW47MARsame placeFarmerFarm
Tilley, IrmawifeFW39MARsame place
Tilley, LuciledaughterFW19SARsame place
Tilley, ArmettadaughterFW14SARsame place
Tilley, Betty JewelldaughterFW9SARsame place
Tilley, Etta LoudaughterFW8SARsame place
Tilley, Bernice LdaughterFW4SARsame place