The Shemwell Family

Emma Ann EppsAge: 78 years18721950

Name
Emma Ann Epps
Given names
Emma Ann
Surname
Epps
Married name
Emma Ann Combs
Birth March 22, 1872 36 26
Birth of a brotherJames Albert “Jimmie” Epps
July 4, 1874 (Age 2 years)
Death of a motherPatricia Ann “Patsy” Brannum
July 1874 (Age 2 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn A EppsParthenia E MooreView this family
Type: Civil marriage
January 10, 1876 (Age 3 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
Birth of a half-sisterMargaret Caroline “Maggie” Epps
October 14, 1879 (Age 7 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a half-brotherThomas Daniel Epps
March 10, 1882 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMartha Belle “Mattie” Epps
March 2, 1884 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-sisterLulu M Epps
April 14, 1886 (Age 14 years)
MarriageWilliam Roy Combs SrView this family
August 9, 1888 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Fanny Florence Combs
August 19, 1890 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#2James Edward Combs
September 25, 1891 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#3Jessie Frank Combs
April 27, 1893 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Lena May Combs
December 1896 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Jettie Sue Combs
1898 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 26 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 daughterJettie Sue Combs
1899 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Eunice Pearl Combs
May 17, 1900 (Age 28 years)
Census June 15, 1900 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Lois Fay Combs
October 12, 1902 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#8William Roy Combs Jr.
February 12, 1905 (Age 32 years)
Death of a daughterLena May Combs
1905 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#9Harvey Lee Combs
1909 (Age 36 years)
Death of a sonHarvey Lee Combs
1909 (Age 36 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Roy Combs Sr
1910 (Age 37 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 38 years)
Death of a fatherJohn A Epps
January 2, 1913 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childJames Edward CombsSophia Prudence “Prue” MorrowView this family
March 17, 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
Birth of a grandson
#1Orville Ray Combs
January 10, 1917 (Age 44 years)
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/
Census January 5, 1920 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2James Earl Combs
January 7, 1921 (Age 48 years)
Death of a grandsonJames Earl Combs
July 26, 1922 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Lois LaVelle Harned
May 25, 1926 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Carl Columbus Combs
August 31, 1926 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5William Samuel “Bill” Harned
February 22, 1928 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 57 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 18, 1930 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Roy Combs Jr.Mary Eunice WardView this family
August 14, 1934 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6William Joe Combs
December 22, 1936 (Age 64 years)
Death of a daughterFanny Florence Combs
February 4, 1938 (Age 65 years)
Census April 15, 1940 (Age 68 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 69 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 77 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 73 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 October 13, 1950 (Age 78 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Cochran Cemetery
Last change June 1, 201910:00:38

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1871
15 months
herself
2 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Parthenia E Moore - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: January 10, 1876Butler, Missouri, United States
4 years
half-sister
Margaret Caroline “Maggie” Epps
Birth: October 14, 1879 43 35Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: April 15, 1967Harviell, Butler, Missouri, United States
2 years
half-brother
2 years
half-sister
Martha Belle “Mattie” Epps
Birth: March 2, 1884 48 39Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: October 2, 1977Butler, Missouri, United States
2 years
half-sister
Lulu M Epps
Birth: April 14, 1886 50 42Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death:
Family with William Roy Combs Sr - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: August 9, 1888Butler, Missouri, United States
2 years
daughter
Fanny Florence Combs
Birth: August 19, 1890 29 18Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: February 4, 1938Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri, United States
13 months
son
19 months
son
Jessie Frank Combs
Birth: April 27, 1893 31 21Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: September 22, 1976Yazoo City, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States
4 years
daughter
Lena May Combs
Birth: December 1896 35 24Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: 1905Butler, Missouri, United States
2 years
daughter
Jettie Sue Combs
Birth: 1898 36 25Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: 1899Butler, Missouri, United States
2 years
daughter
Eunice Pearl Combs
Birth: May 17, 1900 38 28Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: June 15, 1990Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
2 years
daughter
Lois Fay Combs
Birth: October 12, 1902 41 30Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: March 5, 1987Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
2 years
son
William Roy Combs Jr.
Birth: February 12, 1905 43 32Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: December 1969Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
5 years
son
Harvey Lee Combs
Birth: 1909 47 36Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: 1909Butler, Missouri, United States

Emma Ann Epps has 23 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John A Epps - Household

Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Epps, JohnWM44headWdFarmerMOTNKY
Epps, PartheniaWF37wifeWdKeeping HouseMOTNMO
Hill, ClaraWF12daughterSMOARMO
Hill, DavidWM9sonSMOARMO
Epps, EmmaWF8daughterMMOMOMO
Epps, MaggieWF7mSeptdaughterSMOMOMO
Stephens, NancyWF54Boarder(Aunt)DHair DresserMO

Son James is living with Aunt Martha

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Roy Combs Sr - Household

Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Combs, William RheadWMJul186138M12ILPAKYFarmer
Combs, EmmawifeWFMar187426M1265MOMOMO
Combs, Fanny FdaughterWFAug188910SMOILMOAt School
Combs, James EsonWMSep18917SMOILMO
Combs, Jessie FsonWMApr18946SMOILMO
Combs, Lena MdaughterWFDec18963SMOILMO
Combs, Eunice PdaughterWFMay19000mSMOILMO
Smith, Charles EboarderWMJul185445WdILILILFarm Laborer

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Roy Combs Sr - Household

Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Combs, William R SrheadMW50M22ILPAKYFarmerOwn Farm
Combs, Emma AwifeFW42M2297MOMOMO
Combs, Fanny FdaughterFW20SMOMOMO
Combs, Edward JsonMW18SMOMOMOFarm LaborHome farm
Combs, Jessie FsonMW16SMOMOMO
Combs, Eunice PdaughterFW8SMOMOMO
Combs, Lora FdaughterFW6SMOMOMO
Combs, William R JrsonMW5SMOMOMO

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Emma Ann Epps - Household

Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Combs, Emma AheadFW47WdMOMOMOFarmerHome Farm
Combs, Fanny FdaughterFW30SMOMOMO
Combs, Frank JsonMW26SMOMOMOFarm LaborerHome Farm
Combs, Fay FdaughterFW17SMOMOMO
Combs, Roy WsonMW14SMOMOMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Emma Ann Epps - Household

State Highway 67 Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Combs, Emma AheadFW58WdMOMOMOFarmerGeneral Farm
Combs, Fanny FdaughterFW39SMOILMO
Combs, FranksonMW36SMOILMO
Combs, FaydaughterFW27SMOILMOTeacherPublic School

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Emma Ann Epps - Household

Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Combs, Emma AXheadFW68WdMOSame PlaceManagerFarm
Combs, FranksonMW46SMOSame PlaceHelperFarmer
Combs, Lois FdaughterFW37SMOSame PlaceTeacherTeaching