The Shemwell Family

Dawson Travis Harris Sr.Age: 81 years18781960

Dawson Travis Harris Sr.
Given names
Dawson Travis
Name suffix
Birth March 15, 1878
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 -
MarriageEstella Jane “Stella” FrostView this family
March 5, 1905 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#1Glenn Paul Harris Sr.
August 27, 1905 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Sula Mae Harris
October 31, 1916 (Age 38 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 37 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 38 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 39 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 22, 1920 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#3Dawson Travis Harris Jr.
May 31, 1921 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a son
#4William Winter Harris
April 28, 1924 (Age 46 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 51 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 63 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 -
Death of a wifeEstella Jane “Stella” Frost
May 13, 1947 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 71 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 67 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 23, 1960 (Age 81 years)
Burial January 24, 1960 (1 day after death)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Bethlehem Cemetery
Last change January 31, 202318:29:56

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Estella Jane “Stella” Frost - View this family
Marriage: March 5, 1905Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
6 months
Glenn Paul Harris Sr.
Birth: August 27, 1905 27 22Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
Death: January 11, 1973
11 years
Sula Mae Harris
Birth: October 31, 1916 38 33Capleville, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 30, 2004
5 years
Dawson Travis Harris Jr.
Birth: May 31, 1921 43 37Capleville, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 21, 1997Greenville, Washington, Mississippi, United States
3 years
William Winter Harris
Birth: April 28, 1924 46 40Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 16, 1990

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