The Shemwell Family

William Erastus RogersAge: 65 years18791945

William Erastus Rogers
Given names
William Erastus
Birth November 16, 1879
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 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 -
MarriageMinnie DossView this family
October 11, 1908 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#1John Ray Rogers
September 9, 1909 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 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 37 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 38 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 49 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a grandson
#1William Ray “Bill” Rogers
April 11, 1933 (Age 53 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 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 -
Death August 10, 1945 (Age 65 years)

Last change January 2, 202012:49:18

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Minnie Doss - View this family
Minnie Doss
Birth: January 19, 1881Columbia, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 9, 1961Magnolia, Columbia, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: October 11, 1908Columbia, Arkansas, United States
11 months
John Ray Rogers
Birth: September 9, 1909 29 28Magnolia, Columbia, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 19, 1979Magnolia, Columbia, Arkansas, United States

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