The Shemwell Family

Thomas Ike “Tom” BurrusAge: 70 years19171987

Name
Thomas Ike “Tom” Burrus
Given names
Thomas Ike
Surname
Burrus
Nickname
Tom
Birth February 22, 1917 29 28
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- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 10 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a sisterDollie Burrus
March 8, 1919 (Age 2 years)

Death of a sisterDollie Burrus
March 11, 1919 (Age 2 years)

Census January 20, 1920 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge E Huffman
March 16, 1921 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherCleo Burrus
November 30, 1921 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a brotherLeo Burrus
November 30, 1921 (Age 4 years)

Death of a brotherCleo Burrus
December 4, 1921 (Age 4 years)

Death of a brotherLeo Burrus
February 15, 1923 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a brotherWillard Lero Burrus
October 8, 1924 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterJewel Dean Burrus
January 10, 1928 (Age 10 years)
Death of a brotherAudie Burrus
July 18, 1929 (Age 12 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 24, 1930 (Age 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherGeorge Lafayette Burrus
May 11, 1930 (Age 13 years)

Birth of a brotherJay Dee Burrus
July 11, 1931 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterBonnie Sue Burrus
December 29, 1933 (Age 16 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 23 years)
MarriageLucille HarrisView this family
May 2, 1944 (Age 27 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a fatherWilliam Arthur Burrus
1953 (Age 35 years)

Death of a wifeLucille Harris
August 22, 1964 (Age 47 years)

Death of a motherMattie L Huffman
1969 (Age 51 years)

Death of a brotherWalter A Burrus
November 25, 1974 (Age 57 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a brotherEuliess A Burrus
July 17, 1985 (Age 68 years)
Death December 27, 1987 (Age 70 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Lawrence Memorial Park
Last change March 21, 202017:52:52

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 20, 1908Sharp, Arkansas, United States
23 months
elder brother
Audie Burrus
Birth: about 1909 20 20Arkansas, United States
Death: July 18, 1929Lawrence, Arkansas, United States
23 months
elder brother
Euliess A Burrus
Birth: December 13, 1910 22 22Hardy, Sharp, Arkansas, United States
Death: July 17, 1985Emmet, Calhoun, Michigan, United States
23 months
elder brother
George Eskell Burrus
Birth: November 16, 1912 24 24Hardy, Sharp, Arkansas, United States
Death: November 11, 1988Angelina, Texas, United States
2 years
elder brother
Walter A Burrus
Birth: December 28, 1914 26 26Hardy, Sharp, Arkansas, United States
Death: November 25, 1974Walnut Ridge, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States
2 years
himself
Thomas Ike “Tom” Burrus
Birth: February 22, 1917 29 28Hardy, Sharp, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 27, 1987Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States
8 years
younger brother
Willard Lero Burrus
Birth: October 8, 1924 36 36Minturn, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 1, 2002St. Louis, Missouri, United States
3 years
younger sister
Jewel Dean Burrus
Birth: January 10, 1928 39 39Walnut Ridge, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 14, 2000Lenexa, Johnson, Kansas, United States
4 years
younger brother
Jay Dee Burrus
Birth: July 11, 1931 43 42Walnut Ridge, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States
Death: May 17, 1998Hoxie, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States
3 years
younger sister
Bonnie Sue Burrus
Birth: December 29, 1933 45 45Mississippi, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 16, 2018Jackson, Missouri, United States
-15 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
younger brother
Family with Lucille Harris - View this family
himself
Thomas Ike “Tom” Burrus
Birth: February 22, 1917 29 28Hardy, Sharp, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 27, 1987Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States
wife
Marriage: May 2, 1944Lawrence, Arkansas, United States

Thomas Ike “Tom” Burrus has 11 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Arthur Burrus - Household

Hardy, Sharp, Arkansas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Burrus, William AheadMW31MARMOARFarmerGeneral Farm
Burrus, MattiewifeFW31MARNCAR
Burrus, AudiesonMW11SARARAR
Burrus, EuliesssonMW9SARARAR
Burrus, EskellsonMW7SARARAR
Burrus, WaltersonMW5SARARAR
Burrus, TommiesonMW2SARARAR
Burrus, LafayettefatherMW55MMOTNTNFarmerRetired
Burrus, Lydie CmotherFW54MARTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Arthur Burrus - Household

Campbell, Lawrence, Arkansas

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Burrus, ArthurheadMW41M19ARARARFarmerGeneral Farm
Burrus, MattiewifeFW40M19ARARAR
Burrus, EuliesssonMW19SARARAR
Burrus, EskellsonMW17SARARAR
Burrus, WaltersonMW15SARARAR
Burrus, TommiesonMW13SARARAR
Burrus, LerosonMW5SARARAR
Burrus, JewelldaughterFW2-1mSARARAR
Burrus, G LaffettefatherMW64Wd21ARMOMOLabourGeneral Farm

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - William Arthur Burrus - Household

Campbell, Lawrence, Arkansas

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Burrus, ArthurheadMW52MARRLawrenceARWPA WorkerRoad Work
Burrus, MattieXwifeFW51MARRLawrenceAR
Burrus, EuliesssonMW29SARRLawrenceARForemanREA Rigid ??
Burrus, Tommie IsonMW23SARRLawrenceARFarm WorkerFarm Work
Burrus, LerosonMW15SARRLawrenceARNew Worker
Burrus, JeweldinedaughterFW12SARRLawrenceAR
Burrus, J DsonMW7SARRLawrenceAR
Burrus, Bonnie SdaughterFW6SARRLawrenceAR