The Shemwell Family

Beulah Muriel RobbsAge: 85 years18911977

Name
Beulah Muriel Robbs
Given names
Beulah Muriel
Surname
Robbs
Married name
Beulah Muriel Shemwell
Birth December 13, 1891 34 31
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 6 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageBert Leon “Bertie” ShemwellView this family
December 25, 1907 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a fatherJames E Robbs
August 8, 1918 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 25 years)

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 26 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 28 years)
Address: Railroad Ave.
Death of a husbandBert Leon “Bertie” Shemwell
January 9, 1921 (Age 29 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Note: Informant: W. H. McMillan, Erin Tn.
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 37 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
Death of a motherSallie Hansel
October 15, 1933 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 49 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 58 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 54 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 October 21, 1977 (Age 85 years)
Last change October 16, 201709:24:16

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
James E Robbs
Birth: 1857Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 8, 1918Houston, Tennessee, United States
mother
Sallie Hansel
Birth: April 17, 1860Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 15, 1933Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:
herself
Beulah Muriel Robbs
Birth: December 13, 1891 34 31Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 21, 1977Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States
Family with Bert Leon “Bertie” Shemwell - View this family
husband
Bert Leon “Bertie” Shemwell
Birth: November 1, 1885 36 32Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 9, 1921Arlington, Houston, Tennessee, United States
herself
Beulah Muriel Robbs
Birth: December 13, 1891 34 31Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 21, 1977Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: December 25, 1907Houston, Tennessee, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Bert Leon Shemwell - Household

Dist. 4 Erin, Houston, Tennessee, USA

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
Bert Leon ShemwellHeadMW34MTNTNTNSwitchmanRailroad
Bulah (unknown)wifeFW28MTNTNTN

Notes: Enum Dist. 66 Railroad Ave.