The Shemwell Family

Alice Etta SissellAge: 97 years18891987

Alice Etta Sissell
Given names
Alice Etta
Married name
Alice Etta Simons
Birth October 13, 1889 42 33
Birth of a brotherAlvin Elmer “Pete” Sissell
October 1889
Birth of a sisterEdna Sissell
November 1891 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 8 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 -
Census June 9, 1900 (Age 10 years)
Census May 24, 1910 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a son
#1Charles Earl Simons
February 27, 1918 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 27 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 28 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 sisterMyrtle A Sissell
February 15, 1919 (Age 29 years)
Census January 21, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Maxine Bessie Simons
September 20, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#3Max Jesse Simons
September 20, 1920 (Age 30 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherEleanor “Ellen” Clauson
November 22, 1921 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Cecile Irma Simons
January 19, 1923 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Helen M Simons
January 18, 1925 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherJoseph Garrett Sissell
August 3, 1925 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Georgia Dorothy Simons
March 5, 1927 (Age 37 years)
Death of a motherMary Etta Clark
December 9, 1928 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 39 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Freda Marie Simons
February 7, 1932 (Age 42 years)
Census May 1, 1940 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Wanda Kay Rosenberg
October 16, 1943 (Age 54 years)
Death of a granddaughterWanda Kay Rosenberg
October 20, 1943 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 52 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 -
Marriage of a childJoseph Scott TroxcilGeorgia Dorothy SimonsView this family
June 20, 1950 (Age 60 years)
Death of a sisterNina Sissell
November 19, 1951 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 60 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 brotherAlvin Elmer “Pete” Sissell
May 16, 1957 (Age 67 years)

Death of a brotherFred Sissell
February 16, 1963 (Age 73 years)
Death of a sisterEsta E Sissell
August 13, 1964 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Clark Sissell
December 16, 1964 (Age 75 years)
Marriage of a childFrederick Wilhelm TammaroFreda Marie SimonsView this family
May 1965 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sisterPearl M Sissell
July 3, 1968 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 56 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 of a husbandCharles William Simons
February 18, 1976 (Age 86 years)
Death of a sisterEdna Sissell
1978 (Age 88 years)
Death January 4, 1987 (Age 97 years)
Last change February 5, 202120:54:19

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 27, 1871Union Twp, Monroe, Iowa, United States
22 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
13 months
elder sister
Myrtle A Sissell
Birth: 1876 28 20Iowa, United States
Death: February 15, 1919Los Angeles, California, United States
4 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
Fred Sissell
Birth: April 13, 1885 38 29Kansas, United States
Death: February 16, 1963United States
2 years
elder brother
George Clark Sissell
Birth: August 4, 1887 40 31Stockton, Rooks, Kansas, United States
Death: December 16, 1964United States
2 years
1 month
2 years
younger sister
Family with Charles William Simons - View this family
Charles Earl Simons
Birth: February 27, 1918 22 28Stockton, Rooks, Kansas, United States
Death: February 11, 1995Denver, Aurora, Colorado, United States
3 years
Maxine Bessie Simons
Birth: September 20, 1920 25 30Stockton, Rooks, Kansas, United States
Death: June 1, 2004Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States
Max Jesse Simons
Birth: September 20, 1920 25 30Stockton, Rooks, Kansas, United States
Death: July 14, 1995Richland, Benton, Washington, United States
2 years
Cecile Irma Simons
Birth: January 19, 1923 27 33Kansas, United States
Death: May 5, 2006California, United States
2 years
Helen M Simons
Birth: January 18, 1925 29 35Stockton, Rooks, Kansas, United States
Death: October 24, 2003Nebraska, United States
2 years
Georgia Dorothy Simons
Birth: March 5, 1927 31 37Stockton, Rooks, Kansas, United States
Death: January 5, 1997Butte, California, United States

Alice Etta Sissell has 22 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Garrett Sissell - Household

Fairview Twp, Republic, Kansas, United States

Sissell, Joseph headWMFeb184654M27TNTNTN
Sissell, MarywifeWFNov185544M271010IAILIA
Sissell, MyrtledaughterWFSep187722SIATNIA
Sissell, MirmadaughterWFFeb188020SKSTNIA
Sissell, PearldaughterWFFeb188317SKSTNIA
Sissell, FredsonWMApr188515SKSTNIA
Sissell, GeorgesonWMAug188712SKSTNIA
Sissell, AlicedaughterWFOct188910SKSTNIA
Sissell, ElmersonWMOct188910SKSTNIA
Sissell, EdnadaughterWFNov18918SKSTNIA

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Oak Mullen McCullough - Household

Freedom Twp, Republic, Kansas, United States

McCullough, Oak MheadMW32M4IAININfarmer
McCullough, NinawifeFW29M433KSTNIA
McCullough, Gilford EsonMW4SOKIAKS
McCullough, Leonora EdaughterFW3SOKIAKS
McCullough, Wilma IdaughterFW2SKSIAKS
Sissell, Alice Esister in lawFW20SKSTNIA
Sissell, Alvin Ebrother in lawMW20SKSTNIAfarm laborer

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles William Simons - Household

Stockton Twp, Rooks, Kansas, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Simons, CharlesheadMW24MKSPAILfarm laborer
Simons, Alice EwifeFW27MKSTNIA
Simons, EarlsonMW2SKSKSKS