The Shemwell Family

William G “Bill” BarberAge: 46 years18761923

William G “Bill” Barber
Given names
William G
Birth May 30, 1876
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 19 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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 -
MarriageVesta Jane FrostView this family
after 1912 (Age 35 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 -
Death of a wifeVesta Jane Frost
October 26, 1918 (Age 42 years)
Burial of a wifeVesta Jane Frost
October 28, 1918 (Age 42 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Rural Hill Cemetery
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 -
Death January 15, 1923 (Age 46 years)
Last change April 22, 202200:35:42

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Vesta Jane Frost - View this family
William G “Bill” Barber
Birth: May 30, 1876West Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan, United States
Death: January 15, 1923Eloise, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Marriage: after 1912
Charles Edward “Bud” Davis Jr. + Vesta Jane Frost - View this family
wife’s husband
Charles Edward “Bud” Davis Jr.
Birth: August 8, 1875St. Louis City, Missouri, United States
Death: March 13, 1949Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States
Marriage: May 28, 1903Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States
… … + Vesta Jane Frost - View this family
Gladys Jaqualean Davis
Birth: July 14, 1906 20Cleveland, Liberty, Texas, United States
Death: February 23, 1974Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

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