The Shemwell Family

James W TabbAge: 66 years18721939

James W Tabb
Given names
James W
Birth July 28, 1872 24 25
MarriageAugusta Ellen ThornsberryView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn L Tabb
June 7, 1880 (Age 7 years)
Death of a motherLaura G “Lucy” Sullivan
1882 (Age 9 years)
Marriage of a parentJacob S “Bud” TabbSarah J PriceView this family
June 10, 1883 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a son
#1Hobart Tabb
September 5, 1896 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 25 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 daughter
#2Noba Tabb
January 29, 1899 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Anna L Tabb
July 29, 1906 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherJacob S “Bud” Tabb
October 8, 1906 (Age 34 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 -
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-
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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Katherine Epley
1924 (Age 51 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 -
Death April 5, 1939 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Last change August 12, 201913:28:19

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: 1871
19 months
Father’s family with Sarah J Price - View this family
Marriage: June 10, 1883Todd, Kentucky, United States
Family with Augusta Ellen Thornsberry - View this family
Augusta Ellen Thornsberry
Birth: July 8, 1875 30 35Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 1, 1939Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Hobart Tabb
Birth: September 5, 1896 24 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 7, 1988Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Noba Tabb
Birth: January 29, 1899 26 23Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 7, 1975Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
8 years
Anna L Tabb
Birth: July 29, 1906 34 31Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 16, 1989Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States

James W Tabb has 23 first cousins recorded