The Shemwell Family

Lula B Epps1877

Lula B Epps
Given names
Lula B
Birth November 1877 45 38
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a sisterArta Epps
May 1880 (Age 2 years)
Census June 4, 1880 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 -
Census June 7, 1900 (Age 22 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth J Ferguson
September 28, 1910 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 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 39 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 40 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 -
Death of a fatherDaniel Epps
February 14, 1920 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 51 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a sisterMary Rosetta Epps
January 18, 1936 (Age 58 years)
Death of a brotherHenry Carroll Epps
February 4, 1945 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 64 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 brotherIsaac N Epps
June 16, 1949 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 72 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 brotherJoshua Epps
June 7, 1956 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 68 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. -

Last change April 5, 201910:04:50

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: May 1853
4 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Henry Carroll Epps
Birth: about 1858 25 18Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: February 4, 1945Seattle, King, Washington, United States
5 years
elder brother
Isaac N Epps
Birth: about 1862 29 22Missouri, United States
Death: June 16, 1949Austin, Travis, Texas, United States
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
Mary Rosetta Epps
Birth: August 1, 1867 34 28Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: January 18, 1936Seattle, King, Washington, United States
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
5 years
3 years
younger sister

Lula B Epps has 20 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Daniel Epps - Household

Epps, Butler, Missouri

Epps, DanielWM48headMFarmerMOTNKY
Epps, Elizabeth JWF41wifeMKeeping HouseMOTNKY
Epps, Henry CWM22sonSFarmingMOMOMO
Epps, JoshuaWM15sonSTXMOMO
Epps, Mary RWF12daughterSMOMOMO
Epps, Martha AWF10daughterSMOMOMO
Epps, Thomas AWM7sonSMOMOMO
Epps, Lula BWF2daughterSMOMOMO

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Daniel Epps - Household

McCulloch, Texas

Epps, DanielheadWMSep183267M47MOMOMOFarmer
Epps, Elizabeth JwifeWFJan183961M47128MOTNTN
Epps, LuladaughterWFNov187722SMOMOMO
Epps, ArtadaughterWFMay188020SMOMOMO
Epps, Thomasyounger brotherWMJan183862SMOMOMO