The Shemwell Family

Linda Jane WebbAge: 77 years18751953

Name
Linda Jane Webb
Given names
Linda Jane
Surname
Webb
Birth October 6, 1875 33 28
Birth of a brotherAlfred Monroe Webb
June 11, 1878 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a brotherJohn C Webb
July 31, 1881 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Ann Selby
September 20, 1886 (Age 10 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Mitchell Webb
May 13, 1891 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 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
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Monroe Webb Sr.
July 10, 1905 (Age 29 years)
Death of a brotherJohn C Webb
December 22, 1911 (Age 36 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 40 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 41 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
Death of a brotherAlfred Monroe Webb
December 8, 1918 (Age 43 years)

Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 42 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 sisterMary F Webb
March 30, 1922 (Age 46 years)
Death of a motherMartha Ann Hyder
July 15, 1922 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 53 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
Death of a sisterArva Zena Webb
November 11, 1942 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 66 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 74 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 70 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 March 4, 1953 (Age 77 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Parham Cemetery
Last change December 25, 201912:11:18

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: estimated 1863
5 months
elder sister
Rodema Webb
Birth: June 11, 1863 20 16Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 26, 1956Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
Arva Zena Webb
Birth: July 23, 1866 24 19Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 11, 1942Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
Mary F Webb
Birth: July 30, 1869 27 22Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 30, 1922Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
6 years
herself
Linda Jane Webb
Birth: October 6, 1875 33 28Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 4, 1953Big Lick, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
John C Webb
Birth: July 31, 1881 39 34Tennessee, United States
Death: December 22, 1911

Linda Jane Webb has 31 first cousins recorded