The Shemwell Family

Elmer Dink ChambersAge: 54 years18991954

Elmer Dink Chambers
Given names
Elmer Dink
Birth October 1, 1899 46 44
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 8 months)
Death of a brotherGeorge Albert Chambers
1902 (Age 2 years)
Census April 22, 1910 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 16 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 17 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 18 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 -
MarriageRussie Lee JacksonView this family
estimated 1919 (Age 19 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Ines Florene Chambers
June 1, 1919 (Age 19 years)
Census January 21, 1920 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#2Albert Dink Chambers
September 1, 1926 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 30 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherJames Albert Chambers
December 4, 1937 (Age 38 years)
Marriage of a childAlbert Dink ChambersDaisy Juanita PattersonView this family
September 12, 1944 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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 49 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 50 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 46 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 16, 1954 (Age 54 years)
Cemetery: Sulphur Bluff Cemetery
Last change March 26, 201917:36:21

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
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
-15 years
elder brother
George Albert Chambers
Birth: April 1884 30 28Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: 1902Delta, Texas, United States
12 years
elder brother
James Homer Chambers
Birth: March 15, 1896 42 40Texas, United States
Death: October 4, 1970Texas, United States
Family with Russie Lee Jackson - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1919
5 months
Ines Florene Chambers
Birth: June 1, 1919 19 19Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
Death: January 27, 2009Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas, United States
7 years
Albert Dink Chambers
Birth: September 1, 1926 26 27Dike, Hopkins, Texas, United States
Death: January 21, 2010Hallsville, Harrison, Texas, United States

Elmer Dink 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 - Elmer Dink Chambers - Household

Wood, Texas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Chambers, DinkheadMW20MTXARARFarmerGeneral Farm
Chambers, RussiewifeFW19MTXTXTX
Chambers, InadaughterFW6mMTXTXTX