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James Homer ChambersAge: 74 years18961970

James Homer Chambers
Given names
James Homer
Birth March 15, 1896 42 40
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 2 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 -
Birth of a brotherElmer Dink Chambers
October 1, 1899 (Age 3 years)
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 4 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Albert Chambers
1902 (Age 5 years)
Census April 22, 1910 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 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 20 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 21 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 27, 1920 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 33 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherJames Albert Chambers
December 4, 1937 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 45 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 motherSarah Frances McGehee
September 3, 1949 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 53 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 brotherElmer Dink Chambers
June 16, 1954 (Age 58 years)
Death of a sisterAlta Lee Chambers
January 11, 1964 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 49 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 October 4, 1970 (Age 74 years)
Last change March 24, 201920:01:34

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Marriage: September 21, 1871Pope, Arkansas, United States
3 years
elder sister
Florence A Chambers
Birth: April 10, 1874 20 18Union, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 24, 1891Mt. Joy, Delta, Texas, United States
2 years
elder sister
23 years
younger brother
-15 years
elder brother
George Albert Chambers
Birth: April 1884 30 28Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: 1902Delta, Texas, United States
12 years
James Homer Chambers
Birth: March 15, 1896 42 40Texas, United States
Death: October 4, 1970Texas, United States

James Homer Chambers has 22 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James Albert Chambers - Household

Delta, Texas

Chambers, AlbertheadWMMay185348M28ARTNTNFarmer
Chambers, Sarah FwifeWFAug185544M2574ARMOMO
Chambers, George AsonWMApr188416SARARAR
Chambers, HomersonWMMar18964STXARAR
Chambers, ElmersonWMOct18897mSTXARAR
Finch, Myrtle Lgrand daughterWFOct18909STXTXAR

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Albert Chambers - Household

Delta, Texas

Chambers, James AheadMW56M137ARTNTNFarmer
Chambers, Sarah FwifeFW55M13763ARMOMS
Chambers, James HsonMW14STXARARLaborer on farm
Chambers, Elmer DsonMW10STXARARLaborer on farm

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Albert Chambers - Household

Wood, Texas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Chambers, AlbertheadMW66MARARARFarmer
Chambers, SarawifeFW64MARARAR
Chambers, Homer JsonMW24STXARARFarm laborer

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Brown Brewer - Household

Wood, Texas

Brewer, Jim BheadMW66MTNTNTNFarmer
Brewer, AltawifeFW54MARARAR
Brewer, LesliesonMW19STXTNAR
Chambers, HomerboarderMW34STXARARLaborer