The Shemwell Family

Robert Albert ApplebyAge: 81 years18521934

Name
Robert Albert Appleby
Given names
Robert Albert
Surname
Appleby
Birth October 16, 1852
MarriageMartha “Mattie” McGeheeView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 4 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 8 years)

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 14 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 14 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 16 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Birth of a son
#1William Lee Edward Appleby
August 30, 1878 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 25 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 2, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Frances “Mollie” Appleby
August 27, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3Claude Elberta Appleby
May 10, 1882 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Maude Jane Appleby
March 16, 1884 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#5Clyde Daniel Appleby
March 17, 1886 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Dora Florence Appleby
September 28, 1888 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Minnie May Appleby
May 3, 1891 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#8Jesse Jefferson Appleby
February 14, 1893 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childCecil Theodore HuntMary Frances “Mollie” ApplebyView this family
August 14, 1898 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 45 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a grandson
#1Homer Alford Hunt
July 8, 1899 (Age 46 years)
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 47 years)
Death of a grandsonHomer Alford Hunt
June 17, 1900 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Ollie May Hunt
June 8, 1901 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Theodora Benton Hunt
December 2, 1903 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childClyde Daniel ApplebyHester S “Hettie” McIntyreView this family
1906 (Age 53 years)
Death of a granddaughterTheodora Benton Hunt
January 2, 1906 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Blanche Lucille Hunt
February 26, 1906 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Paul Eugene Hunt
November 16, 1908 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childClaude Elberta ApplebyAlice Sarah HancockView this family
about 1909 (Age 56 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#6Ruth Agnes Appleby
April 16, 1910 (Age 57 years)
Census May 10, 1910 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge Berry JenkinsMaude Jane ApplebyView this family
October 5, 1910 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Buford M Appleby
December 21, 1911 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Eunice Marie Hunt
January 16, 1912 (Age 59 years)
Death of a granddaughterEunice Marie Hunt
January 16, 1912 (Age 59 years)
Death of a daughterMaude Jane Appleby
February 9, 1913 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Melvin Victor Appleby
April 4, 1913 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 63 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Edna Mae Appleby
January 17, 1917 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 64 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 65 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/
Census February 4, 1920 (Age 67 years)
Marriage of a childJames Henry HasseyMinnie May ApplebyView this family
February 26, 1924 (Age 71 years)

Birth of a grandson
#11Milam Bryan Hassey
August 28, 1925 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12James Carrol Appleby
February 10, 1926 (Age 73 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13Jasper Truett Hassey
December 14, 1927 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 76 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
Census April 14, 1930 (Age 77 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#14Lena Ruth Hassey
April 4, 1931 (Age 78 years)
Death of a wifeMartha “Mattie” McGehee
February 26, 1934 (Age 81 years)
Death May 29, 1934 (Age 81 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Leonard Cemetery
Last change March 26, 201912:19:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Martha “Mattie” McGehee - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
son
William Lee Edward Appleby
Birth: August 30, 1878 25 21Collin, Texas, United States
Death: June 22, 1960Fannin, Texas, United States
2 years
daughter
20 months
son
22 months
daughter
Maude Jane Appleby
Birth: March 16, 1884 31 27Fannin, Texas, United States
Death: February 9, 1913Hunt, Texas, United States
2 years
son
Clyde Daniel Appleby
Birth: March 17, 1886 33 29Fannin, Texas, United States
Death: May 17, 1960Hale, Texas, United States
3 years
daughter
Dora Florence Appleby
Birth: September 28, 1888 35 31Fannin, Texas, United States
Death: May 27, 1986Fannin, Texas, United States
3 years
daughter
21 months
son
Jesse Jefferson Appleby
Birth: February 14, 1893 40 36Fannin, Texas, United States
Death: September 1, 1978Wilbarger, Texas, United States

No family available

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Robert Albert Appleby - Household

Collin, Texas

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Appleby, Robert AWM28boarderMFarmerMOVATN
Appleby, MarthaWF23wifeMARMOIL
Appleby, William EWM2sonSTXMOAR

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Robert Albert Appleby - Household

Fannin, Texas

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Appleby, Robert AheadWMMay186040M21MOMOMOFarmer
Appleby, MattiewifeWFMay186139M2188MOMOMO
Appleby, ClaudesonWMMay188218STXMOMOFarm Laborer
Appleby, MaudedaughterWFMar188416MFanninMOMOAt School
Appleby, ClydesonWMMar188614STXMOMOAt School
Appleby, FlorencedaughterWFSep188811MTXMOMOAt School
Appleby, MinniedaughterWFMay18919STXMOMOAt School
Appleby, JessesonWMFeb18937MTXMOMO

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Robert Albert Appleby - Household

Lane Road Hunt, Texas

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Appleby, Robert AheadMW57M1MOUSUSFarmerHome Farm
Appleby, MarthawifeFW51M166MOUSUS
Appleby, LeesonMW31STXMOMOFarmerHome Farm
Appleby, MauddaughterFW26SFanninMOMO
Appleby, MinniedaughterFW19STXMOMO
Appleby, JessesonMW16STXMOMOFarmerHome Farm

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Robert Albert Appleby - Household

Bonham, Fannin, Texas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Appleby, R AheadMW67MMOMOMOFarmerGeneral Farm
Appleby, MarthawifeFW63MMOMOMO
Appleby, W LeesonMW38STXMOMOFarmerGeneral Farm
Appleby, MinniedaughterFW28STXMOMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Claude Elberta Appleby - Household

Lenard and Mc Kinney Highway Gravel Collin, Texas

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Appleby, Claude EheadMW47M26TXMOMOFarmerGeneral Farm
Appleby, Alice SwifeFW40M19ARMOMO
Appleby, Buford MsonMW18STXTXARDeliverymanGrocery Store
Appleby, Melvin VsonMW16S20TXTXARFarmerLabor
Appleby, Edna MdaughterFW13S18TXTXAR
Appleby, James CsonMW4STXTXAR
Appleby, Robert AfatherMW77MMOMOAR
Appleby, MarthamotherFW73MMOMOAR
Appleby, William Lelder brotherMW51STXMOMO