The Shemwell Family

William Theodore TilleyAge: 62 years19011964

William Theodore Tilley
Given names
William Theodore
Birth October 28, 1901 33 29
Birth of a brotherSamuel A Tilley
December 16, 1902 (Age 13 months)
Death of a brotherSamuel A Tilley
August 16, 1904 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterGrace Lee “Gracie” Tilley
November 16, 1905 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherTollie Clayton Tilley
December 3, 1907 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterLee Ola Tilley
December 26, 1909 (Age 8 years)
Census April 22, 1910 (Age 8 years)
Death of a fatherLeander A “Lee” Tilley
July 21, 1910 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Henry Tilley
October 11, 1913 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 14 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 15 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 16 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 6, 1920 (Age 18 years)
MarriageNettie SartinView this family
June 21, 1924 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 27 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a motherLuella L “Ella” Adams
January 5, 1945 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 40 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 -
Death of a sisterLee Ola Tilley
January 16, 1952 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 48 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 brotherJohn Henry Tilley
June 24, 1960 (Age 58 years)
Death of a brotherJames Eardy Tilley
July 1, 1961 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 44 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 June 6, 1964 (Age 62 years)

Cemetery: Louis B Hazelton Memorial Cemetery
Last change March 22, 201912:11:58

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 13, 1891Conway, Arkansas, United States
11 months
elder brother
22 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
Lena A Tilley
Birth: July 22, 1897 29 25Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 15, 1899Solgohachia, Conway, Arkansas, United States
1 year
elder sister
Ellen Dewey Tilley
Birth: August 6, 1898 30 26Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: October 6, 1982Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas, United States
3 years
14 months
younger brother
Samuel A Tilley
Birth: December 16, 1902 34 30Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 16, 1904Solgohachia, Conway, Arkansas, United States
3 years
younger sister
Grace Lee “Gracie” Tilley
Birth: November 16, 1905 37 33Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 28, 1974Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Family with Nettie Sartin - View this family
Marriage: June 21, 1924Conway, Arkansas, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Luella A “Ella” Adams - Household

East Side of Moniltan and Cleveland Road St Vincent, Conway, Arkansas

Tilley, Ellen LheadFW36Wd97ARARARFarmerGeneral Farm
Tilley, James EsonMW17SARARARFarm LaborerHome Farm
Tilley, John HsonMW15SARARARFarm LaborerHome Farm
Tilley, Ellen DdaughterFW11SARARARFarm LaborerHome Farm
Tilley, William TsonMW9SARARAR
Tilley, Gracie LdaughterFW5SARARAR
Tilley, Tollie CsonMW3SARARAR
Tilley, LeoledaughterFW1m?SARARAR

Census was taken Apr - Lee died in July?. -b

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Luella A “Ella” Adams - Household

Griffin, Conway, Arkansas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Tilley, EllaheadFW46WdARARARFarmerGeneral Farm
Tilley, WilliamsonMW19SARARARLaborerHome Farm
Tilley, Gracie LdaughterFW15SARARARLaborerHome Farm
Tilley, TolliesonMW13SARARAR
Tilley, LeedaughterFW10SARARAR