The Shemwell Family

Rowena Permila GrahamAge: 91 years18861978

Name
Rowena Permila Graham
Given names
Rowena Permila
Surname
Graham
Married name
Rowena Permila Treiber
Birth August 1886 44 33
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilkerson C Miller
1890 (Age 3 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam F Graham
September 13, 1891 (Age 5 years)
Cause: Typhoid fever
Event
Kansas State Census
March 1, 1895 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 13 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Shemwell
February 1, 1903 (Age 16 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel R Graham
February 10, 1905 (Age 18 years)
MarriageEdward TreiberView this family
1912 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 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 30 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 31 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/
Census January 8, 1920 (Age 33 years)
Death of a motherMary H Miller
February 7, 1929 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 43 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
Census April 7, 1930 (Age 43 years)
Census April 19, 1940 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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 husbandEdward Treiber
December 29, 1950 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 63 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 sisterAda Lou “Addie” Graham
November 15, 1965 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 59 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
Death February 9, 1978 (Age 91 years)
Last change October 10, 201916:15:27

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
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
elder sister
Ada Lou “Addie” Graham
Birth: July 1877 35 24Benton, Missouri, United States
Death: November 15, 1965Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
9 years
herself
Rowena Permila Graham
Birth: August 1886 44 33Missouri, United States
Death: February 9, 1978Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Family with Edward Treiber - View this family
husband
Edward Treiber
Birth: February 26, 1874Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Death: December 29, 1950Liberty, Clay, Missouri, United States
herself
Rowena Permila Graham
Birth: August 1886 44 33Missouri, United States
Death: February 9, 1978Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Marriage: 1912Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

Rowena Permila Graham has 14 first cousins recorded

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

Ft. Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States

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

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Edward Treiber - Household

Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Treiber, EdwardheadMW48MWashington, DCRussiaGermanSwitzerlandSwiss Germanforemanprinting house
Treiber, Rowena PwifeFW33MMOMOKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Edward Treiber - Household

Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Treiber, Edward GheadMW56M38District of ColumbiaRussiaSwitzerlandsuperintendentprinting
Treiber, Rowena PwifeFW43M26MOMOKYsaleswomandepartment store

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Edward Treiber - Household

Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Treiber, Edward GheadMW66MDCprintercommerce print company
Treiber, Rowena PwifeFW53MMOmanager kitchenetteown home
Graham, Addie LousisterFW63SMOassists managerkitchenette