The Shemwell Family

Leslie Brown BrewerAge: 90 years19112001

Leslie Brown Brewer
Given names
Leslie Brown
Birth March 8, 1911 39 34
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 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 5 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 6 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 23, 1920 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 19 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Albert Chambers
December 4, 1937 (Age 26 years)
Death of a sisterLeatha Jane Brewer
February 29, 1940 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 30 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 maternal grandmotherSarah Frances McGehee
September 3, 1949 (Age 38 years)
Death of a fatherJames Brown “Jim” Brewer
August 7, 1952 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 38 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 motherAlta Lee Chambers
January 11, 1964 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 34 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 of a brotherClaude Earl Brewer
October 27, 1976 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Albert Clifton “Cliff” Brewer
November 27, 1978 (Age 67 years)
Death of a brotherOscar Clyde Brewer
June 11, 1985 (Age 74 years)
Death August 17, 2001 (Age 90 years)
Cemetery: Lee Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:09

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: estimated 1897
8 months
elder brother
Claude Earl Brewer
Birth: August 25, 1897 25 20Cooper, Texas, United States
Death: October 27, 1976Dallas, Texas, United States
3 years
elder brother
Oscar Clyde Brewer
Birth: May 19, 1900 28 23Cooper, Delta, Texas, United States
Death: June 11, 1985Garland, Dallas, Texas, United States
3 years
elder brother
18 months
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
3 years
Leslie Brown Brewer
Birth: March 8, 1911 39 34Delta, Texas, United States
Death: August 17, 2001Quitman, Wood, Texas, United States
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Leslie Brown Brewer
Birth: March 8, 1911 39 34Delta, Texas, United States
Death: August 17, 2001Quitman, Wood, Texas, United States
Lilly Mozelle Harris
Birth: December 3, 1916Wood, Texas, United States
Death: December 24, 2013Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States

Leslie Brown Brewer has 3 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Brown “Jim” Brewer - Household

Wood, Texas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Brewer, JimheadMW49MTNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Brewer, AltawifeFW44MARARAR
Brewer, ClydesonMW19STXTNAR
Brewer, CliffsonMW17STXTNARLaborerFarm
Brewer, LeathadaughterFW14STXTNAR
Brewer, AlethadaughterFW10STXTNAR
Brewer, LesliesonMW8STXTNAR

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Brown Brewer - Household

Wood, Texas

Brewer, Jim BheadMW66MTNTNTNFarmer
Brewer, AltawifeFW54MARARAR
Brewer, LesliesonMW19STXTNAR
Chambers, HomerboarderMW34STXARARLaborer