The Shemwell Family

Russie Lee JacksonAge: 95 years18991995

Russie Lee Jackson
Given names
Russie Lee
Married name
Russie Lee Chambers
Birth July 25, 1899
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 -
MarriageElmer Dink ChambersView 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 27 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 -
Marriage of a childAlbert Dink ChambersDaisy Juanita PattersonView this family
September 12, 1944 (Age 45 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 -
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 -
Death of a husbandElmer Dink Chambers
June 16, 1954 (Age 54 years)
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 9, 1995 (Age 95 years)
Cemetery: Sulphur Bluff Cemetery
Last change March 26, 201917:39:25

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Elmer Dink Chambers - 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

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Elmer Dink Chambers - Household

Wood, Texas

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