The Shemwell Family

Rose Marie JenkinsAge: 91 years19102002

Rose Marie Jenkins
Given names
Rose Marie
Married name
Rose Marie Cummings
Birth September 2, 1910 40 36
Birth of a sisterWanda Caroline Jenkins
March 11, 1913 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 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 6 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 6 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 7 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 motherHattie Gibson
September 11, 1927 (Age 17 years)
Death of a fatherThomas Arthur Jenkins
November 16, 1927 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 19 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 31 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 39 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 half-brotherSteven Woods Jenkins
October 23, 1968 (Age 58 years)
Burial of a half-brotherSteven Woods Jenkins
October 24, 1968 (Age 58 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Fairview Cemetery
Death of a half-brotherRaymond Gibson Jenkins Sr.
April 20, 1975 (Age 64 years)
Burial of a half-brotherRaymond Gibson Jenkins Sr.
April 22, 1975 (Age 64 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Oakwood Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 sisterHattie Elizabeth Jenkins
November 24, 1978 (Age 68 years)
Death May 2, 2002 (Age 91 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Oaklawn Cemetery
Last change April 21, 202201:34:34

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - 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
elder sister
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
younger sister
Wanda Caroline Jenkins
Birth: March 11, 1913 43 39Stowell, Chambers, Texas, United States
Death: July 30, 2005Winnie, Chambers, Texas, United States
Mother’s family with Sanford Johnson Ingram - 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
Raymond Gibson Jenkins Sr.
Birth: August 20, 1899 30 25Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 20, 1975Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States
5 months
Alice Lee Ingram
Birth: January 7, 1900 30 26Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 27, 1901Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States

Rose Marie Jenkins has 8 first cousins recorded