The Shemwell Family

Jettie Mae CarrAge: 95 years18961992

Jettie Mae Carr
Given names
Jettie Mae
Married name
Jettie Mae Capps
Birth September 22, 1896 46 37
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 months)
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 14, 1900 (Age 3 years)

Death of a brotherOra Carr
August 1907 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna Lucas Walker Hunter
June 9, 1908 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Wesley Holland
December 29, 1910 (Age 14 years)
Death of a fatherMichael Carr
April 17, 1912 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Alma Izora Capps
June 21, 1913 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Roberta Faye Capps
March 1, 1916 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 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 20 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 21 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 13, 1920 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3Otis Franklin Capps
April 15, 1922 (Age 25 years)
Death of a motherAlpharetta C “Alpha” Holland
February 21, 1928 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 33 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 30, 1930 (Age 33 years)
Marriage of a childFloyd Orin StoneAlma Izora CappsView this family
about 1931 (Age 34 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Melvin Wade Stone
June 23, 1932 (Age 35 years)
Census April 18, 1940 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childOtis Franklin CappsBetty Jane HenningsView this family
May 16, 1942 (Age 45 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Frank Carr
after 1942 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 45 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#2John C Watkins
December 4, 1947 (Age 51 years)
Death of a grandsonJohn C Watkins
December 6, 1947 (Age 51 years)
Death of a sisterAlta Izora Carr
July 14, 1953 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 53 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 brotherHenry M Stanley Carr
December 2, 1957 (Age 61 years)
Marriage of a childDonald Ray GivensRoberta Faye CappsView this family
May 3, 1974 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 49 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 husbandOscar Franklin Capps
April 30, 1986 (Age 89 years)
Death March 20, 1992 (Age 95 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: South Park Cemetery
Last change October 23, 202117:03:38

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: March 14, 1878Marion, Illinois, United States
1 year
elder brother
Ora Carr
Birth: March 8, 1879 28 19Tonti, Marion, Illinois, United States
Death: August 1907Gardner, Johnson, Kansas, United States
2 years
elder brother
John F CarrJohn Frank Carr
Birth: April 22, 1881 30 22Missouri, United States
Death: after 1942Oklahoma, United States
3 years
elder brother
6 years
elder sister
6 years
Family with Oscar Franklin Capps - View this family
Alma Izora Capps
Birth: June 21, 1913 20 16Bristow, Creek, Oklahoma, United States
Death: January 12, 1999Huntsville, Walker, Texas, United States
3 years
Otis Franklin Capps
Birth: April 15, 1922 29 25Bristow, Creek, Oklahoma, United States
Death: October 3, 2004Stuart, Martin, Florida, United States

Jettie Mae Carr has 29 first cousins recorded