The Shemwell Family

Cornelia RiceAge: 81 years18871969

Name
Cornelia Rice
Given names
Cornelia
Surname
Rice
Married name
Cornelia Christian
Birth July 19, 1887
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 10 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
Birth of a son
#1Albert Rice Christian
October 13, 1914 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 28 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 29 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 30 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/
Birth of a daughter
#2Emma Jane Christian
June 16, 1919 (Age 31 years)
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#3Ernest Leon Christian
April 21, 1921 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 42 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 1930 (Age 42 years)
Census May 18, 1940 (Age 52 years)
Death of a sonAlbert Rice Christian
November 7, 1943 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 54 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 husbandAlbert Ross Christian
May 16, 1949 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 62 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 58 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 February 16, 1969 (Age 81 years)

Last change July 31, 201919:21:27

by: Donna Osiek
Family with Albert Ross Christian - View this family
husband
herself
son
Albert Rice Christian
Birth: October 13, 1914 28 27Craig, Oklahoma, United States
Death: November 7, 1943Italy
5 years
daughter
Emma Jane Christian
Birth: June 16, 1919 33 31Oklahoma, United States
Death: January 10, 1999Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
22 months
son
Ernest Leon Christian
Birth: April 21, 1921 34 33Okmulgee, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States
Death: March 27, 1995Oklahoma, United States
daughter
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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Albert Ross Christian - Household

Okmulgee, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Christian, RossheadMW33MMOMOILmechanicRR Gill Company
Christian, CorneliawifeFW32MMOMOMO
Christian, AlbertsonMW5SOKMOMO
Christian, JanedaughterFW2 monthsSOKMOMO