The Shemwell Family

James Solomon HancockAge: 59 years18641923

James Solomon Hancock
Given names
James Solomon
Birth October 23, 1864
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 2 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 2 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 4 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 13 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageTabitha Clementine McGeheeView this family
April 11, 1886 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Cora May Hancock
May 22, 1887 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Alice Sarah Hancock
November 1, 1889 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3Charlie Edward Hancock
March 22, 1892 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Laura Beth Hancock
December 16, 1895 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 33 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 -
Census June 11, 1900 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#5James Arthur Hancock
January 24, 1903 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Edna Faye Hancock
June 23, 1905 (Age 40 years)
Death of a daughterCora May Hancock
November 19, 1905 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childClaude Elberta ApplebyAlice Sarah HancockView this family
about 1909 (Age 44 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ruth Agnes Appleby
April 16, 1910 (Age 45 years)
Census May 12, 1910 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childCharlie Edward HancockVeda Ethel LargentView this family
October 23, 1911 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Buford M Appleby
December 21, 1911 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3James Leo Hancock
December 25, 1912 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Melvin Victor Appleby
April 4, 1913 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 51 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Edna Mae Appleby
January 17, 1917 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 52 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 53 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 10, 1920 (Age 55 years)
Death December 18, 1923 (Age 59 years)
Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery
Last change March 24, 201915:34:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Tabitha Clementine McGehee - View this family
Marriage: April 11, 1886Carroll, Georgia, United States
13 months
Cora May Hancock
Birth: May 22, 1887 22 18Arkansas, United States
Death: November 19, 1905Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
2 years
Charlie Edward Hancock
Birth: March 22, 1892 27 23Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States
Death: June 1, 1953Laclede, Missouri, United States
4 years
Laura Beth Hancock
Birth: December 16, 1895 31 27Arkansas, United States
Death: August 1, 1986
7 years
James Arthur Hancock
Birth: January 24, 1903 38 34Oklahoma, United States
Death: December 22, 1997Inlet, Hamilton, New York, United States
2 years

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James Solomon Hancock - Household

Richwood, McDonald, Missouri

Hancock, James SheadWMOct186435M14MOTNTNBrick Mason
Hancock, Tabitha CwifeWFAug186831M1444ARMOMO
Hancock, Cora MdaughterWFMay188713SARMOMOAt School
Hancock, Sarah AdaughterWFNov189010SARMOMOAt School
Hancock, Charlie EsonWMMar18928SMOMOMO
Hancock, Laura BdaughterWFDec18955SARMOMO
Brown, Sarahmother in lawWFNov183464Wd84TNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Solomon Hancock - Household

314 N. 3rd. Street Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma

Hancock, James SheadMW45M123MOTNTNBrick MasonHouse Work
Hancock, TabithawifeFW40M12365MOTNTN
Appleby, Claudeson in lawMW28M11TXMOMO
Hancock, AlicedaughterFW20M1100ARMOMO
Hancock, Charlie EsonMW18SMOMOMOBrick MasonHouse Building
Hancock, Laura BdaughterFW15SARMOMO
Hancock, JamessonMW7SOKMOMO
Hancock, Edna FdaughterFW4SOKMOMO
Appleby, Ruthgrand daughterFW4mSOKTXAR

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Solomon Hancock - Household

314 North Fourth St Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Hancock, James SheadMW55MMOTNUNBrick LayerPublic Work
Hancock, Tabitha CwifeFW50MMOTNTN
Hancock, James AsonMW16SOKMOMO
Hancock, Edna FdaughterFW14SOKMOMO