The Shemwell Family

Ada Lou “Addie” GrahamAge: 88 years18771965

Ada Lou “Addie” Graham
Given names
Ada Lou
Birth July 1877 35 24
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 6 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 21, 1880 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterRowena Permila Graham
August 1886 (Age 9 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilkerson C Miller
1890 (Age 12 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam F Graham
September 13, 1891 (Age 14 years)
Cause: Typhoid fever
Kansas State Census
March 1, 1895 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 13, 1900 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Shemwell
February 1, 1903 (Age 25 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel R Graham
February 10, 1905 (Age 27 years)
Census April 22, 1910 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 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 39 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 40 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 -
Death of a motherMary H Miller
February 7, 1929 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 19, 1940 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 64 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
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 72 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 68 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 15, 1965 (Age 88 years)
Last change September 12, 201902:13:58

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Mary H Miller
Birth: March 14, 1853 29 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 7, 1929Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Marriage: November 30, 1871Benton, Missouri, United States
2 years
elder brother
William F Graham
Birth: November 24, 1873 31 20Benton, Missouri, United States
Death: September 13, 1891Ft. Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States
4 years
Ada Lou “Addie” Graham
Birth: July 1877 35 24Benton, Missouri, United States
Death: November 15, 1965Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
9 years
younger sister
Rowena Permila Graham
Birth: August 1886 44 33Missouri, United States
Death: February 9, 1978Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

Ada Lou “Addie” Graham has 14 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Samuel R Graham - Household

Lindsey Twp, Benton, Missouri, United States

Graham, Samuel WM38headMfarming
Graham, Mary HWF28wifeMkeeping houseKYTNKY
Graham, William FWM6sonSMOKY
Graham, Addie LWF4daughterSMOKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Samuel R Graham - Household

Ft. Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States

Graham, Samuel RheadWMMar184456M28MOTNTNcommon laborer
Graham, Mary HwifeWFMar185442M2882KYKYKY
Graham, Addie LdaughterWFJul187722SMOMOKYprinter
Graham, Rowesia PdaughterWFAug188613SMOMOKYat school

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Mary H Miller - Household

Ft. Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States

Graham, Mary HheadFW57Wd52KYTNKY
Graham, Ada LdaughterFW33SMOMOKYsales ladydry goods

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Edward Treiber - Household

Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

Treiber, Edward GheadMW66MDCprintercommerce print company
Treiber, Rowena PwifeFW53MMOmanager kitchenetteown home
Graham, Addie LousisterFW63SMOassists managerkitchenette