The Shemwell Family

William E LancasterAge: 66 years18801946

William E Lancaster
Given names
William E
Birth May 10, 1880 34 17
Birth of a sisterThedus Sarah Lancaster
January 28, 1883 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterJaney M Lancaster
November 1884 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterMelba Lancaster
October 1886 (Age 6 years)
Death of a motherMartha Ann Carney
January 10, 1893 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 17 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 -
Census June 19, 1900 (Age 20 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherElijah Lancaster
October 5, 1908 (Age 28 years)
Cause: Asthma
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Clauson
July 8, 1916 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 35 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 36 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 37 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 January 28, 1920 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 49 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherWilliam Clauson Lancaster
February 1, 1936 (Age 55 years)
Cause: Asthma
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 61 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 65 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. -
Death November 7, 1946 (Age 66 years)
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William E Lancaster
Birth: May 10, 1880 34 17Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 7, 1946Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger sister
Thedus Sarah Lancaster
Birth: January 28, 1883 36 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 11, 1960Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
22 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister

William E Lancaster has 26 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Clauson Lancaster - Household

District 7, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Lancaster, William CheadWMMar184654WdTNTNTNfarmer
Lancaster, William EsonWMMay188119STNTNTNfarm laborer
Lancaster, Thadus SdaughterWFJun188317STNTNTN
Lancaster, Janey MdaughterWFNov188415STNTNTN
Lancaster, MelbadaughterWFOct188613STNTNTN
Lancaster, JosephheadWMUnk185545WdTNTNTNfarmer
Lancaster, JohnsonWMJul188316STNTNTNfarm labor
Lancaster, FredsonWMUnk188514STNTNTNfarm laborer
Lancaster, MyrtonsonWMUnk188911STNTNTNfarm laborer