The Shemwell Family

Steven Woods JenkinsAge: 72 years18961968

Steven Woods Jenkins
Given names
Steven Woods
Also known as
Steven Woods Ingram
Birth January 22, 1896 26 22
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 2 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 brotherRaymond Gibson Jenkins Sr.
August 20, 1899 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterAlice Lee Ingram
January 7, 1900 (Age 3 years)
Death of a sisterAlice Lee Ingram
August 27, 1901 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Jane Frost
July 12, 1905 (Age 9 years)
Marriage of a parentThomas Arthur JenkinsHattie GibsonView this family
about 1906 (Age 9 years)

Birth of a half-sisterHattie Elizabeth Jenkins
about 1908 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-sisterRose Marie Jenkins
September 2, 1910 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a half-sisterWanda Caroline Jenkins
March 11, 1913 (Age 17 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 -
Death of a maternal grandfatherPvt Jeremiah “Jerry” Gibson
March 20, 1917 (Age 21 years)
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 -
Death of a fatherSanford Johnson Ingram
May 6, 1923 (Age 27 years)
Death of a motherHattie Gibson
September 11, 1927 (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 -
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 -
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 -
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 October 23, 1968 (Age 72 years)
Burial October 24, 1968 (1 day after death)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Fairview Cemetery
Last change April 21, 202201:10:49

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: February 25, 1894Roane, Tennessee, United States
23 months
Steven Woods Jenkins
Birth: January 22, 1896 26 22Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 23, 1968Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States
4 years
younger brother
Raymond Gibson Jenkins Sr.
Birth: August 20, 1899 30 25Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 20, 1975Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States
5 months
younger sister
Alice Lee Ingram
Birth: January 7, 1900 30 26Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 27, 1901Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States
Mother’s family with Thomas Arthur Jenkins - View this family
Thomas Arthur Jenkins
Birth: October 4, 1869Franklin, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Death: November 16, 1927Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States
Marriage: about 1906
3 years
Hattie Elizabeth Jenkins
Birth: about 1908 38 34Texas, United States
Death: November 24, 1978Wisconsin, United States
3 years
Rose Marie Jenkins
Birth: September 2, 1910 40 36Winnie, Chambers, Texas, United States
Death: May 2, 2002Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas, United States
3 years
Wanda Caroline Jenkins
Birth: March 11, 1913 43 39Stowell, Chambers, Texas, United States
Death: July 30, 2005Winnie, Chambers, Texas, United States

Steven Woods Jenkins has 8 first cousins recorded