The Shemwell Family

Clarence E RichardsAge: 81 years18691950

Name
Clarence E Richards
Given names
Clarence E
Surname
Richards
Birth January 1869
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 9 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 29 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
MarriageFloy ChristianView this family
1899 (Age 30 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Dorothy Louise Richards
April 1900 (Age 31 years)
Census June 2, 1900 (Age 31 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 47 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 48 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 49 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 10, 1920 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childEdward Leach CartlidgeDorothy Louise RichardsView this family
Type: Religious marriage
January 26, 1922 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Jack Edward Cartlidge
May 8, 1924 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 60 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 10, 1940 (Age 71 years)
Death of a wifeFloy Christian
1942 (Age 73 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 72 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 81 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 77 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 June 29, 1950 (Age 81 years)
Last change August 5, 201915:31:36

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Floy Christian - View this family
himself
wife
Floy Christian
Birth: November 5, 1875 38 22Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States
Death: 1942Sarasota, Florida, United States
Marriage: 1899
16 months
daughter

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Clarence E Richards - Household

Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Richards, Clarence EheadWMJUN186931M1ILclerkhardware
Richards, Floy CwifeWFNOV187525M1MOMOIL
Richards, DorothydaughterWFAPR19000SMOILMO

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Clarence E Richards - Household

Bartlesville, Washington, Oklahoma, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Richards, Clarence EheadMW41M11KSKYIApainterhouse
Richards, FloywifeFW34M1111MOMOIL
Richards, DorothydaughterFW10SMOKSMO

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Clarence E Richards - Household

Bartlesville, Washington, Oklahoma, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Richards, Clarence EheadMW50MKSOHILpainterhouse
Richards, Floy CwifeFW42MMOMOIA
Richards, Dorothy LdaughterFW19SMOKSMOstenographergas and oil company

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Clarence E Richards - Household

Miami, Ottawa, Oklahoma, United States

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Richards, C EheadMW71MKSpainterdecorating
Richards, FloywifeFW64MMOsales ladycandy shop