The Shemwell Family

Lottie Whitford 1899

Lottie Whitford
Given names
Lottie Whitford
Married name
Lottie Whitford Lancaster
Birth 1899
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
MarriageMerton Clauson LancasterView this family
January 19, 1918 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 18 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 19 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 30 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 9, 1930 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 42 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 51 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 -
Death of a husbandMerton Clauson Lancaster
June 1967 (Age 68 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 47 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. -

Last change September 10, 201912:04:48

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Merton Clauson Lancaster - View this family
Marriage: January 19, 1918Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Merton Clauson Lancaster + Annie Story - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: November 6, 1966Henry, Tennessee, United States

No family available

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Elijah Lancaster - Household

Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Lancaster, Joseph EheadMW71Wd22TNTNTN
Lancaster, JohnsonMW44STNTNTNfarmerfather's farm
Lancaster, Merton sonMW41M30TNTNTNfilling stationon highway
Lancster, Lottiedaughter in lawFW31M20TNTNTN