The Shemwell Family

Ophelia Davis1901

Name
Ophelia Davis
Given names
Ophelia
Surname
Davis
Birth 1901 52 38
Birth of a sisterIda Davis
1903 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherElijah Lancaster
October 5, 1908 (Age 7 years)
Cause: Asthma
Death of a fatherGranville D Davis
1909 (Age 8 years)
Census May 2, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Clauson
July 8, 1916 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 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 16 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 17 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 28 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 40 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 motherEllen Lancaster
August 26, 1952 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 49 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 45 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
Ellen Lancaster
Birth: January 28, 1862 32 30Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 26, 1952Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: November 12, 1899Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
herself
3 years
younger sister

Ophelia Davis has 28 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Elizabeth Clauson - Household

District 7, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Lankester, ElizabethheadFW79Wd108OHOHOHown account
Lankester, William sonMW63WdTNTNOHfarmer
Davis, EllendaughterFW47Wd22TNTNOH
Davis, OpheliagranddaughterFW9STNKYTN
Davis, IdagranddaughterFW7STNKYTN
Lankester, FreddieheadMW23M13TNTNTNfarmer
Lankester, EmmawifeFW30M1322TNTNTN
Lankester, MinniedaughterFW1STNTNTN
Lankester, GraciedaughterFW1STNTNTN