The Shemwell Family

Robert Lancaster1880

Name
Robert Lancaster
Given names
Robert
Surname
Lancaster
Birth 1880 24
Birth of a brotherJohn Lancaster
July 1883 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherFred Lancaster
1885 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherMerton Clauson Lancaster
December 14, 1889 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 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
Marriage of a parentJoseph Elijah LancasterNancy Ann RougemontView this family
1900 (Age 20 years)

Birth of a half-brotherLester Lancaster
1903 (Age 23 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 36 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 37 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 38 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 49 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
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 70 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
Death of a brotherMerton Clauson Lancaster
June 1967 (Age 87 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 66 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
Deathunknown

Last change September 10, 201912:04:47

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
himself
4 years
younger brother
John Lancaster
Birth: July 1883 27Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death:
3 years
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
Merton Clauson Lancaster
Birth: December 14, 1889 33Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 1967Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Nancy Ann Rougemont - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: 1900
4 years
half-brother

Robert Lancaster has 16 first cousins recorded