The Shemwell Family

Ada FieldsAge: 78 years18761955

Ada Fields
Given names
Married name
Ada Lamar
Birth October 13, 1876
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 14 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageAlbert Madason LamarView this family
December 31, 1896 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Annie Lamar
August 21, 1900 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 40 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 41 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 52 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a grandson
#1James Leonard Pulley Jr.
November 23, 1939 (Age 63 years)
Census April 8, 1940 (Age 63 years)
Death of a husbandAlbert Madason Lamar
April 2, 1941 (Age 64 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 65 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 73 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 69 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 January 22, 1955 (Age 78 years)

Last change March 18, 202111:50:00

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Albert Madason Lamar - View this family
Marriage: December 31, 1896Lawrenceville, Henry, Alabama, United States
4 years

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Albert Madason Lamar - Household

Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama

Lamar, AlbertheadMW68MILSame PlaceAgentLife Insurance
Lamar, AdawifeFW64MALSame Place
Pulley, James Lson in lawMW44MTNAndalusiaALRetail MerchantOwn Business
Pulley, AnniedaughterFW40MTNAndalusiaAL
Pulley, James L Jrgrand sonMW4mSAL