The Shemwell Family

Pearl Rodgers1902

Pearl Rodgers
Given names
Birth 1902 36 26
Birth of a sisterBlanche Rodgers
1906 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterEdith R Rodgers
1909 (Age 7 years)
Census April 16, 1910 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a maternal grandmotherLucy Delphia Wincoff
January 2, 1917 (Age 15 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Monroe Burrage
May 13, 1917 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 15 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 16 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 -
Census January 9, 1920 (Age 18 years)
Death of a fatherJessie Pinkney Rodgers
January 31, 1922 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 27 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 39 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 48 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 44 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. -

Last change March 4, 202015:27:09

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: July 6, 1893Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States
4 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
5 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister

Pearl Rodgers has 6 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Jessie Pinkey Rodgers - Household

Winston, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States

Rodgers, Jessie P (Rev) headMW44M17NCNCNC
Rodgers, LottiewifeFW35M1765NCNCNC
Rodgers, James BsonMW12SNCNCNC
Rodgers, Ruth WdaughterFW10SNCNCNC
Rodgers, PearldaughterFW8SNCNCNC
Rodgers, BlanchedaughterFW4SNCNCNC
Rodgers, Edith RdaughterFW1SNCNCNC

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Jessie Pinkey Rodgers - Household

Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Rodgers, Jessie PheadMW54MNCNCNC
Rodgers, LottiewifeFW44MNCNCNC
Rodgers, James BsonMW22SNCNCNC
Rodgers, Ruth WdaughterFW19SNCNCNC
Rodgers, PearldaughterFW18SNCNCNC
Rodgers, BlanchedaughterFW14SNCNCNC
Rodgers, Edith RdaughterFW10SNCNCNC