The Shemwell Family

Euba “Minnie” ChristianAge: 47 years18941941

Euba “Minnie” Christian
Given names
Married name
Euba Foster
Birth January 24, 1894 26 16
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 4 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 -
Birth of a sisterLadie Lou Christian
January 1900 (Age 5 years)
Census June 5, 1900 (Age 6 years)
MarriageHarvey Benjamin FosterView this family
about 1912 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a son
#1Douglas Clark Foster
August 26, 1912 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Ann Floyd
October 14, 1914 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#2Harvey Hugh Foster
June 15, 1916 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a son
#3Edmond Dorris “Dobby” Foster
September 3, 1917 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 22 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 23 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 -
Census February 2, 1920 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#4James Madison “Matt” Foster
February 15, 1921 (Age 27 years)
Death of a sisterLadie Lou Christian
January 31, 1923 (Age 29 years)
Cause: Influenza
Birth of a son
#5Delma Durwood Foster
July 28, 1923 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Mary Virginia Foster
May 26, 1924 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#7Wallace Waddell Scott Foster
March 17, 1928 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 35 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 12, 1930 (Age 36 years)
Death of a fatherPenick P Christian
September 27, 1937 (Age 43 years)
Cause: chronic myocarditis
Census April 13, 1940 (Age 46 years)
Death September 13, 1941 (Age 47 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Riverside Cemetery
Last change August 23, 201916:45:19

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Penick P Christian
Birth: February 1867 32 29Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 27, 1937Christian, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: 1893Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
6 years
younger sister
Ladie Lou Christian
Birth: January 1900 32 22Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 31, 1923Todd, Kentucky, United States
Family with Harvey Benjamin Foster - View this family
Marriage: about 1912
8 months
Douglas FosterDouglas Clark Foster
Birth: August 26, 1912 24 18Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 9, 1975Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Harvey Hugh Foster
Birth: June 15, 1916 28 22Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1986Christian, Kentucky, United States
15 months
3 years
James Madison “Matt” Foster
Birth: February 15, 1921 32 27Kentucky, United States
Death: May 3, 1969Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Delma Durwood Foster
Birth: July 28, 1923 35 29Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 24, 2001Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
Mary FosterMary Virginia Foster
Birth: May 26, 1924 36 30Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 23, 2007Mint Hill, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
4 years
Wallace Waddell Scott Foster
Birth: March 17, 1928 40 34Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 4, 2003Crofton, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Harvey Benjamin Foster + Bettie L Snead - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: about 1907
14 months
Ben William Foster
Birth: February 27, 1908 20 22Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 9, 1994Christian, Kentucky, United States

Euba “Minnie” Christian has 15 first cousins recorded