The Shemwell Family

Cecil Welons HarrisAge: 71 years18831954

Name
Cecil Welons Harris
Given names
Cecil Welons
Surname
Harris
Birth November 2, 1883 32 27
Birth of a brotherByron Ganfield Harris
May 13, 1889 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Elizabeth Holland
March 22, 1896 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 14 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
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 16 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherLemuel W Harris
June 21, 1903 (Age 19 years)
Census April 29, 1910 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Elizabeth Cecil Harris
October 23, 1910 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ethel Louise Harris
December 3, 1913 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Dora Kathryn Harris
August 4, 1916 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 32 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 33 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 34 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/
Census January 6, 1920 (Age 36 years)
Death of a motherMartha Livingston “Mattie” Davis
October 27, 1927 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 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
Census April 14, 1930 (Age 46 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Fletcher Harris
July 29, 1940 (Age 56 years)
Cause: Hypostatic Pneumonia
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 58 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Sue Harris Dodson
July 7, 1951 (Age 67 years)
Death of a brotherLemuel Wesley Harris
January 29, 1953 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 66 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 62 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death December 4, 1954 (Age 71 years)
Last change April 24, 201910:34:24

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: September 10, 1874Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
elder sister
Dora L Harris
Birth: April 14, 1878 27 22Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 18, 1882Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
3 years
himself
6 years
younger brother
Byron Ganfield Harris
Birth: May 13, 1889 38 33Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 2, 1959Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
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himself
wife
daughter
Elizabeth Cecil Harris
Birth: October 23, 1910 26 21Winchester, Calloway, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 25, 1999Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
3 years
daughter
Ethel Louise Harris
Birth: December 3, 1913 30 24Clark, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 5, 2002
3 years
daughter
Dora Kathryn Harris
Birth: August 4, 1916 32 26Clark, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 1, 2010Georgetown, Scott, Kentucky, United States
daughter
Private

Cecil Welons Harris has 6 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John Fletcher Harris - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Harris, John FheadWMDec185049M25KYKYKYFarmer
Harris, Martha LwifeWFOct185444M2543TNTN
Harris, Lemuel WsonWMJan188119SKYKYTNFarm Laborer
Harris, Cecil WsonWMOct188316SKYKYTNFarmer
Harris, Byron GsonWMMay188711SKYKYTNFarm Laborer
Harris, James HservantWMJul187524SKYKYTNFarm Laborer

How is James H related? -b

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Cecil Welons Harris - Household

Burns Ave Winchester, Clark, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Harris, Cecil WheadMW26M10KYKYKYAgentInsurance
Harris, ViolawifeFW20M100KYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Cecil Welons Harris - Household

Winchester, Clark, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Harris, CecilheadMW36MKYKYKYSuperentendantInsurance Co.
Harris, ViolawifeFW30MKYKYKY
Harris, Cecil EdaughterFW9SKYKYKY
Harris, Ethel DdaughterFW6SKYKYKY
Harris, Dora KdaughterFW3SKYKYKY