The Shemwell Family

William Thomas SelbyAge: 76 years18741950

Name
William Thomas Selby
Given names
William Thomas
Surname
Selby
Birth March 7, 1874 28 26
MarriageDeliah Jane HallView this family
unknown

Birth of a sisterArva Zena Selby
February 22, 1876 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a sisterMalinda Jemima Selby
June 12, 1878 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 24, 1880 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Sherman Selby
September 16, 1880 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterIda A Selby
February 16, 1883 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherShamuel P “Sham” Selby
July 30, 1883 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherWashington Selby
January 27, 1885 (Age 10 years)
Death of a brotherWashington Selby
January 28, 1885 (Age 10 years)
Death of a sisterIda A Selby
September 25, 1885 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Authur Selby
April 4, 1886 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherL Selby
April 18, 1890 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 24 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
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 26 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth W Kerley
October 17, 1900 (Age 26 years)
Death of a sisterMary Emily Selby
March 16, 1904 (Age 30 years)
Death of a brotherJames Authur Selby
January 29, 1912 (Age 37 years)
Death of a fatherJames Lloyd Selby
May 31, 1914 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 41 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 42 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 43 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 55 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
Death of a motherSarah Elizabeth Hyder
January 31, 1934 (Age 59 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Elizabeth Selby
March 7, 1941 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 67 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 sisterArva Zena Selby
June 23, 1946 (Age 72 years)
Death of a sisterMartha A Selby
April 26, 1948 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 75 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 71 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 July 8, 1950 (Age 76 years)
Last change August 29, 201916:02:18

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1867
16 months
elder sister
Martha A Selby
Birth: April 1868 22 20Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 26, 1948Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States
18 months
elder sister
Mary Emily Selby
Birth: September 1869 23 22Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 16, 1904Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
Nancy Elizabeth Selby
Birth: January 30, 1872 26 24Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 7, 1941Harriman, Roane, Tennessee, United States
2 years
himself
William Thomas Selby
Birth: March 7, 1874 28 26Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 8, 1950Litton, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
John Sherman Selby
Birth: September 16, 1880 34 33Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 6, 1966Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Ida A Selby
Birth: February 16, 1883 37 35Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 25, 1885Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
23 months
younger brother
Washington Selby
Birth: January 27, 1885 39 37Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 28, 1885Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
14 months
younger brother
James Authur Selby
Birth: April 4, 1886 40 38Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 29, 1912Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger brother
L Selby
Birth: April 18, 1890 44 42Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 28, 1955Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Family with Deliah Jane Hall - View this family
himself
William Thomas Selby
Birth: March 7, 1874 28 26Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 8, 1950Litton, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
wife
Marriage:

William Thomas Selby has 24 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - James Lloyd Selby - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Selby, LoydWM32headMFarmerTNTNTN
Selby, ElizabethWF31wifeMKeeping HouseTNTNTN
Selby, MarthaWF11daughterSAt HomeTNTNTN
Selby, EmilyWF9daughterSTNTNTN
Selby, NancyWF8daughterSTNTNTN
Selby, William TWM7sonSTNTNTN
Selby, ArvazenaWF4daughterSTNTNTN
Selby, MalindaWF2daughterSTNTNTN
Kearley, SamuelWM27nephewSWorks on FarmTNTNTN

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James Lloyd Selby - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Selby, James LheadWMDec184554M33TNTNTNFarmer
Selby, Sarah EwifeWFJun184752M33119TNTNNC
Selby, Mary EdaughterWFSep186930STNTNTN
Selby, William TsonWMMar187426STNTNTNFarm Labor
Selby, Arva ZdaughterWFFeb187624STNTNTN
Selby, MalindadaughterWFJun187821STNTNTN
Selby, John SsonWMSep188019STNTNTNFarm Labor
Selby, JamessonWMApr188614STNTNTNAt School
Selby, LsonWMApr189010STNTNTNAt School
Tollett, John Hgrand-sonWMNov188713STNTNTNAt School