The Shemwell Family

Martha Jane “Sis” SelbyAge: 86 years19152001

Name
Martha Jane “Sis” Selby
Given names
Martha Jane
Surname
Selby
Nickname
Sis
Married name
Martha Jane Sherrill
Married name
Martha Jane Parker
Birth August 10, 1915 34 33
Associate: Manza H Selby
Birth
Manza H Selby
August 10, 1915 34 33
Birth of a sisterManza H Selby
August 10, 1915
Associate: Martha Jane “Sis” Selby
Death of a sisterManza H Selby
August 29, 1916 (Age 12 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 months)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a brotherArthur Elijah Selby
August 7, 1918 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 16 months)

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 2 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/
Death of a brotherArthur Elijah Selby
October 17, 1919 (Age 4 years)
Census January 7, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 14 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 4, 1930 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah Elizabeth Hyder
January 31, 1934 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 26 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 34 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 brotherBub Wilson Selby
August 8, 1958 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherMamie Lou “Lula” Wilson
January 28, 1959 (Age 43 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Sherman Selby
July 6, 1966 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 30 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 October 14, 2001 (Age 86 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Wilson Cemetery
Last change October 10, 201916:15:27

by: Barry Shemwell
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mother
Marriage: December 10, 1907Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
10 months
elder brother
Bub Wilson Selby
Birth: October 3, 1908 28 26Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 8, 1958Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
7 years
twin sister
Manza H Selby
Birth: August 10, 1915 34 33Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 29, 1916Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
herself
Martha Jane “Sis” Selby
Birth: August 10, 1915 34 33Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 14, 2001Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
Arthur Elijah Selby
Birth: August 7, 1918 37 36Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 17, 1919Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
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Martha Jane “Sis” Selby
Birth: August 10, 1915 34 33Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 14, 2001Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
son
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daughter
Private
daughter
Private
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Martha Jane “Sis” Selby
Birth: August 10, 1915 34 33Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 14, 2001Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States

Martha Jane “Sis” Selby has 19 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - John Sherman Selby - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Selby, ShermanheadMW38MTNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Selby, LulawifeFW37MTNTNGA
Selby, BsonMW11STNTNTN
Selby, MarthadaughterFW4STNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - John Sherman Selby - Household

Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Selby, John SheadMW49M27TNTNTNFarmerFarm
Selby, Lula MwifeFW48M26TNTNTN
Selby, Bub WsonMW21STNTNTN
Selby, Martha JdaughterFW14STNTNTN