The Shemwell Family

Stephens Alonza Conner EppsAge: 66 years18721938

Name
Stephens Alonza Conner Epps
Given names
Stephens Alonza Conner
Surname
Epps
Birth November 27, 1872 33 28
MarriageRosa Ella HelmView this family
unknown

Birth of a brotherBenjamin Franklin Epps
January 1, 1876 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherRansom Obediah Epps
August 4, 1878 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 5 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 15, 1880 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Elca Epps
January 14, 1883 (Age 10 years)
Death of a sisterMary Elca Epps
February 28, 1883 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherMartin Alva Epps
March 20, 1884 (Age 11 years)
Death of a motherMartha Jane “Mattie” Lanley
March 20, 1884 (Age 11 years)
Death of a brotherMartin Alva Epps
April 14, 1884 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a parentCarrol Estel EppsSusannah Charlotte EmersonView this family
November 21, 1884 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-brotherGrover Eber Epps
November 8, 1885 (Age 12 years)
Death of a fatherCarrol Estel Epps
March 22, 1889 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#1Asa Arthur Epps
October 2, 1891 (Age 18 years)

Death of a sisterSarah Ann Epps
January 23, 1896 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 25 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
Death of a brotherRansom Obediah Epps
February 11, 1916 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 43 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 44 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 45 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/
Death of a sonAsa Arthur Epps
November 6, 1922 (Age 49 years)

Death of a half-brotherGrover Eber Epps
July 19, 1926 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 56 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
Death of a wifeRosa Ella Helm
September 30, 1931 (Age 58 years)
Death November 28, 1938 (Age 66 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Black Creek Cemetery
Last change March 29, 201914:41:17

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 15, 1859Butler, Missouri, United States
14 months
elder brother
Thomas Anderson Epps
Birth: January 30, 1861 21 16Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: November 2, 1942Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
4 years
elder sister
Sarah Ann Epps
Birth: July 4, 1865 25 21Arkansas, United States
Death: January 23, 1896Missouri, United States
3 years
elder brother
William Joshua Epps
Birth: January 3, 1868 28 23Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: June 13, 1943Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
2 years
elder brother
John Jefferson Epps
Birth: February 3, 1870 30 25Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: October 2, 1970Butler, Missouri, United States
21 months
elder brother
Daniel Lee Epps
Birth: October 26, 1871 31 27Butler, Missouri, United States
Death:
13 months
himself
Stephens Alonza Conner Epps
Birth: November 27, 1872 33 28Missouri, United States
Death: November 28, 1938Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
3 years
younger brother
Benjamin Franklin Epps
Birth: January 1, 1876 36 31Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: April 27, 1958Overland, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
3 years
younger brother
Ransom Obediah Epps
Birth: August 4, 1878 38 34Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: February 11, 1916De Soto, Jefferson, Missouri, United States
4 years
younger sister
Mary Elca Epps
Birth: January 14, 1883 43 38Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: February 28, 1883Butler, Missouri, United States
14 months
younger brother
Martin Alva Epps
Birth: March 20, 1884 44 40Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: April 14, 1884Butler, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Nancy Revel Harviell - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage:
Father’s family with Susannah Charlotte Emerson - View this family
father
step-mother
Susannah Charlotte Emerson
Birth: October 31, 1850Illinois, United States
Death: September 22, 1918Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Marriage: November 21, 1884Butler, Missouri, United States
1 year
half-brother
Grover Eber Epps
Birth: November 8, 1885 46 35Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: July 19, 1926Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States
Family with Rosa Ella Helm - View this family
himself
Stephens Alonza Conner Epps
Birth: November 27, 1872 33 28Missouri, United States
Death: November 28, 1938Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
wife
Rosa Ella Helm
Birth: November 24, 1866Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: September 30, 1931Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Marriage:
son

Stephens Alonza Conner Epps has 18 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Carrol Estel Epps - Household

Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Epps, Carrol EWM40headMFarmerMOTNTN
Epps, Martha JWF36wifeMKeeping HouseMOMOIL
Epps, Thomas AWM19sonSWorks on FarmMOMOMO
Epps, Sarah AWF14daughterSAt HomeARMOMO
Epps, William JWM12sonSWorks on FarmMOMOMO
Epps, Stephens A CWM8sonSAt HomeMOMOMO
Epps, Benjamin FWM5sonSAt HomeMOMOMO
Epps, Ransom OWM1sonSAt HomeMOMOMO