The Shemwell Family

Elbert Perry “Elb” SwaffordAge: 53 years19171970

Elbert Perry “Elb” Swafford
Given names
Elbert Perry
Birth January 15, 1917 40 38
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 11 months)

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 -
Census January 31, 1920 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 12 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 7, 1930 (Age 13 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah Elizabeth Hyder
January 31, 1934 (Age 17 years)
Death of a brotherSamuel Walter Loyd Swafford
January 15, 1936 (Age 19 years)
Death of a fatherWalter Nichols “Big Walter” Swafford
August 7, 1939 (Age 22 years)
Census May 9, 1940 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Elsie Swafford
February 10, 1943 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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 -
Census April 7, 1950 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 32 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 motherMalinda Jemima Selby
November 25, 1960 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 28 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. -
Death May 26, 1970 (Age 53 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Swafford Chapel Cemetery
Last change January 24, 202017:13:34

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: September 7, 1905Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
11 months
elder brother
Samuel Walter Loyd Swafford
Birth: August 5, 1906 29 28Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 15, 1936Pikeville, Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder brother
Jesse B Swafford
Birth: November 23, 1909 32 31Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 24, 1970Rhea, Tennessee, United States
4 years
elder sister
4 years
Elbert Perry “Elb” Swafford
Birth: January 15, 1917 40 38Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 26, 1970Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
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Elbert Perry “Elb” Swafford
Birth: January 15, 1917 40 38Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 26, 1970Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Fannie Margaret Neal
Birth: March 15, 1917Pikeville, Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 19, 2002Winter Garden, Orange, Florida, United States
Elsie Swafford
Birth: February 10, 1943 26 25Tennessee, United States
Death: May 20, 2013

Elbert Perry “Elb” Swafford has 19 first cousins recorded