The Shemwell Family

Charles C “Charlie” BrimAge: 81 years18751957

Name
Charles C “Charlie” Brim
Given names
Charles C
Surname
Brim
Nickname
Charlie
Birth September 1, 1875
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 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
MarriageRetta R RukesView this family
May 20, 1902 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Bessie Irene Brim
March 25, 1903 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ardith Pauline Brim
November 24, 1908 (Age 33 years)
Census April 22, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 40 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 41 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 42 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 1, 1920 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Alivia Vernadean Hunton
August 21, 1923 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2J C Hunton
January 18, 1926 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childLouis Guy RayArdith Pauline BrimView this family
September 30, 1928 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 54 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Nina Kathryn Ray
November 26, 1929 (Age 54 years)
Census April 6, 1930 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Alberta Jean Ray
November 19, 1930 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5William Brim “Billy” Hunton
October 9, 1931 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Dorothy Bernetta Ray
May 2, 1934 (Age 58 years)
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 66 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
Death of a grandsonWilliam Brim “Billy” Hunton
September 26, 1952 (Age 77 years)
Cause: Extensive burns - Auto Accident
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 74 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 70 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 January 11, 1957 (Age 81 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Memorial Park Cemetery
Last change July 14, 201916:00:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Retta R Rukes - View this family
himself
Charles C “Charlie” Brim
Birth: September 1, 1875Green Ridge, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1957Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
wife
Retta R Rukes
Birth: November 1, 1881 29 30Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: September 12, 1972Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Marriage: May 20, 1902Pettis, Missouri, United States
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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Charles C “Charlie” Brim - Household

Elk Fork, Pettis, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Brim, Charlie CheadMW34M18MOKYILFarmerGeneral Farm
Brim, RettiewifeFW27M1822MOINKY
Brim, Bessie IdaughterFW7SMOMOMO
Brim, Ardith PdaughterFW1-4mSMOMOMO

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles C “Charlie” Brim - Household

Elk Fork, Pettis, Missouri

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Brim, Charlie CheadMW44MMOKYTNFarmer
Brim, RettawifeFW38MMOINKY
Brim, Sudie IdaughterFW16SMOMOMO
Brim, Ardith PdaughterFW11SMOMOMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Charles C “Charlie” Brim - Household

Elk Fork, Pettis, Missouri

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Brim, Charles CheadMW54M28MOKYILFarmerGeneral Farm
Brim, Retta RwifeFW48M19MOINKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Charles C “Charlie” Brim - Household

Green Ridge, Pettis, Missouri

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Brim, CharlesXheadMW64MMORPettisMOFarmerFarm
Brim, RettawifeFW58MMORPettisMO