The Shemwell Family

William Claude AdamsAge: 39 years18911931

Name
William Claude Adams
Given names
William Claude
Surname
Adams
Birth December 1891
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 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 25 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 26 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 37 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
MarriageFlossie ReynoldsView this family
June 1930 (Age 38 years)
Death of a wifeFlossie Reynolds
October 1, 1930 (Age 38 years)
Death February 20, 1931 (Age 39 years)
Last change April 25, 201915:06:24

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Flossie Reynolds - View this family
himself
William Claude Adams
Birth: December 1891Tennessee, United States
Death: February 20, 1931Marshall, West Virginia, United States
wife
Flossie Reynolds
Birth: about 1895 28Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 1, 1930Williamson, Mingo, West Virginia, United States
Marriage: June 1930West Virginia, United States
Jacob A. D. Coburn Jr. + Flossie Reynolds - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Flossie Reynolds
Birth: about 1895 28Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 1, 1930Williamson, Mingo, West Virginia, United States
Marriage: October 16, 1913Cinderella, Mingo, West Virginia, United States

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