The Shemwell Family

Martin Chambers and Nellie Hicks

Nellie Viola HicksAge: 37 years18971935

Name
Nellie Viola Hicks
Given names
Nellie Viola
Surname
Hicks
Married name
Nellie Viola Chambers
Birth November 24, 1897
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 4 months)
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
MarriageMartin Thomas ChambersView this family
October 31, 1915 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 19 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 20 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 31 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
Death of a husbandMartin Thomas Chambers
April 12, 1932 (Age 34 years)
Death March 10, 1935 (Age 37 years)
Last change November 10, 202215:22:04

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Martin Thomas Chambers - View this family
husband
Martin Chambers and Nellie HicksMartin Thomas Chambers
Birth: July 23, 1895 41 39Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 12, 1932Mounds, Creek, Oklahoma, United States
herself
Martin Chambers and Nellie HicksNellie Viola Hicks
Birth: November 24, 1897Ozark, Missouri, United States
Death: March 10, 1935Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: October 31, 1915Pope, Arkansas, United States

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