The Shemwell Family

Moses Lee Loftin 3 Jan 1942

Moses Lee LoftinAge: 88 years18691957

Name
Moses Lee Loftin
Given names
Moses Lee
Surname
Loftin
Birth January 24, 1869 33 23
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Census July 28, 1870 (Age 18 months)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn B Loftin
October 1, 1870 (Age 20 months)
Birth of a sisterLula C Loftin
March 24, 1871 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherAlbert B Loftin
October 1, 1873 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherEdward Hoke Loftin
February 28, 1876 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterPallie Loftin
September 22, 1878 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 3, 1880 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherCharles Clay “Charlie” Loftin
February 4, 1881 (Age 12 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah “Sallie” Shemwell
April 17, 1882 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterDella Ann Loftin
September 25, 1884 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a brotherGene Kerney Loftin
February 10, 1886 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a brotherZebulon Vance Loftin
January 21, 1890 (Age 20 years)
MarriageSarah Louella RileyView this family
January 23, 1890 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1Fred Loftin
September 10, 1892 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Olive “Ollie” Loftin
March 9, 1894 (Age 25 years)
Death of a brotherGene Kerney Loftin
March 10, 1895 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Clyde Loftin
September 10, 1897 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 29 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 15, 1900 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Piccola Loftin
August 19, 1900 (Age 31 years)
Death of a wifeSarah Louella Riley
January 1, 1901 (Age 31 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Howard Loftin
November 24, 1907 (Age 38 years)
Census May 9, 1910 (Age 41 years)

Marriage of a childFred LoftinEffie Janet TuckerView this family
December 18, 1910 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childGurney Cleveland “Grover” LoflinClyde LoftinView this family
March 4, 1915 (Age 46 years)
Death of a sonFred Loftin
October 12, 1915 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childFranklin Reed SteedOlive “Ollie” LoftinView this family
November 14, 1915 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 46 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a motherElizabeth Angelina Ward
August 3, 1918 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 47 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 48 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Marriage of a childArthur Ira Sanders Sr.Piccola LoftinView this family
August 13, 1919 (Age 50 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Moses “Willy” Loftin
August 14, 1919 (Age 50 years)
Census January 20, 1920 (Age 50 years)
MarriageChapel Ellen SurrattView this family
September 22, 1920 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a son
#5Moselle William Loftin
July 22, 1921 (Age 52 years)
Death of a sisterLula C Loftin
May 21, 1927 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 60 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 7, 1930 (Age 61 years)
Death of a brotherCharles Clay “Charlie” Loftin
September 28, 1932 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherDr. William Robert Loftin Sr.
July 7, 1935 (Age 66 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherAlbert B Loftin
May 28, 1940 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherEdward Hoke Loftin
October 13, 1941 (Age 72 years)
Death of a brotherZebulon Vance Loftin
January 24, 1944 (Age 75 years)
Marriage of a childMoselle William LoftinClara Evangeline “Vangie” CrimingerView this family
December 9, 1944 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 72 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Census April 14, 1950 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 80 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 76 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death March 27, 1957 (Age 88 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Clear Springs Cemetery
Last change November 8, 202214:49:56

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 1, 1865Davidson, North Carolina, United States
7 months
elder brother
1 year
elder brother
John Howard Loftin
Birth: December 17, 1866 31 21Jackson Hill, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 24, 1907Rowan, North Carolina, United States
2 years
himself
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Albert B. Loftin 1926Albert B Loftin
Birth: October 1, 1873 37 28Healing Springs, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 28, 1940High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger brother
Edward Hoke LoftinEdward Hoke Loftin
Birth: February 28, 1876 40 30Healing Springs, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 13, 1941Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
Pallie Loftin 1926Pallie Loftin
Birth: September 22, 1878 42 33Healing Springs, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 2, 1960High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger brother
Charlie Clay LoftinCharles Clay “Charlie” Loftin
Birth: February 4, 1881 45 35Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 28, 1932Davidson, North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger sister
17 months
younger brother
Gene Kerney Loftin
Birth: February 10, 1886 50 40Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 10, 1895Davidson, North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger brother
Zeb LoftinZebulon Vance Loftin
Birth: January 21, 1890 54 44Jackson Hill, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 24, 1944High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
Family with Sarah Louella Riley - View this family
himself
wife
Sarah Louella Riley
Birth: July 27, 1863Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 1, 1901Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: January 23, 1890Davidson, North Carolina, United States
3 years
son
Fred Loftin
Birth: September 10, 1892 23 29North Carolina, United States
Death: October 12, 1915New Hope, Randolph, North Carolina, United States
18 months
daughter
Olive LoftinOlive “Ollie” Loftin
Birth: March 9, 1894 25 30Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 27, 1963Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
4 years
daughter
Clyde LoftinClyde Loftin
Birth: September 10, 1897 28 34Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 16, 1979High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
3 years
daughter
Piccola LoftinPiccola Loftin
Birth: August 19, 1900 31 37New Hope, Randolph, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 18, 1968Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, United States
Family with Chapel Ellen Surratt - View this family
himself
wife
Chapel Ellen Surratt
Birth: September 20, 1888 36 30Jackson Hill, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 31, 1965Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: September 22, 1920Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
10 months
son
Moselle William Loftin
Birth: July 22, 1921 52 32Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 5, 1986Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
+ Chapel Ellen Surratt - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Chapel Ellen Surratt
Birth: September 20, 1888 36 30Jackson Hill, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 31, 1965Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
Marriage:
step-son
Pickett Lee Surratt
Birth: June 7, 1913 24Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 12, 2000Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, United States

Moses Lee Loftin has 23 first cousins recorded