The Shemwell Family

Robert Albert ApplebyAge: 81 years18521934

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

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

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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 -
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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 14 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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-
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 -
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 -
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)
Cemetery: Leonard Cemetery
Last change March 26, 201912:19:57

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

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

Collin, Texas

Appleby, Robert AWM28boarderMFarmerMOVATN
Appleby, MarthaWF23wifeMARMOIL
Appleby, William EWM2sonSTXMOAR

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

Fannin, Texas

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

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

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