The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth “Lizzie” Sherrod1877

Elizabeth “Lizzie” Sherrod
Given names
Birth about 1877 33 29
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 12 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a brotherJames Samuel T Sherrod
January 22, 1880 (Age 3 years)
Census June 18, 1880 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherSamuel Shemwell
August 28, 1881 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherHorace Drake Sherrod
September 5, 1885 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherNorwood Auston Sherrod
August 7, 1889 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 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 -
Death of a maternal grandmotherPermelia Belinda Rickman
September 30, 1910 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 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 40 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 41 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 fatherFinis Washington Sherrod
April 30, 1919 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Jane “Bettie” Shemwell
August 16, 1924 (Age 47 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 -
Death of a sisterNannie H Sherrod
March 15, 1934 (Age 57 years)
Cause: myocarditis; nephritis; ruptured cerebral artery followed cardio block
Burial of a sisterNannie H Sherrod
March 17, 1934 (Age 57 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Death of a sisterSarah Permelia Sherrod
May 8, 1940 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherNorwood Auston Sherrod
August 16, 1941 (Age 64 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 -
Death of a sisterFrancis C Sherrod
January 23, 1946 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherJames Samuel T Sherrod
June 25, 1951 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 73 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 -
Death of a brotherHorace Drake Sherrod
February 13, 1960 (Age 83 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 69 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. -

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Marriage: September 2, 1866Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
19 months
elder sister
Francis C Sherrod
Birth: June 5, 1873 29 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 23, 1946Logan, Kentucky, United States
5 years
3 years
younger brother
6 years
younger brother
Horace Drake Sherrod
Birth: September 5, 1885 42 37Kentucky, United States
Death: February 13, 1960Logan, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger brother
Norwood Auston Sherrod
Birth: August 7, 1889 45 41Kentucky, United States
Death: August 16, 1941Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

Elizabeth “Lizzie” Sherrod has 17 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Finis Washington Sherrod - Household

Sharon, Todd, KY

Finis W SherrodWM39headMFarmerKYKYSC
Betty J SherrodWF35wifeMKeeping HouseKYKYTN
Nannie H SherrodWF11daughterSKYKYKY
Permelia SherrodWF8daughterSKYKYKY
Francis G SherrodWF6daughterSKYKYKY
Lizzie C SherrodWF3daughterSKYKYKY
James S T SherrodWM4mJansonSKYKYKY