The Shemwell Family

John W and Mary E Ellis Family

John Walker EllisAge: 82 years18701953

John Walker Ellis
Given names
John Walker
Birth July 12, 1870
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 7 years)

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 27 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 -
MarriageMary Ellen SullivanView this family
November 16, 1902 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#1Homer Wilson Ellis
November 23, 1904 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#2John Lester Ellis
June 3, 1907 (Age 36 years)
Census April 22, 1910 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#3Robert Lee Ellis
August 11, 1912 (Age 42 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 45 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 46 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 47 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 29, 1920 (Age 49 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 59 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 17, 1930 (Age 59 years)
Census May 13, 1940 (Age 69 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 71 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 -
Census April 5, 1950 (Age 79 years)
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 79 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 75 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 24, 1953 (Age 82 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Central Cemetery
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by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Mary Ellen Sullivan - View this family
John W and Mary E Ellis FamilyMary Ellen Sullivan
Birth: August 28, 1869 35 27Parker, Texas, United States
Death: August 23, 1957Weatherford, Parker, Texas, United States
Marriage: November 16, 1902Parker, Texas, United States
2 years
Homer Wilson Ellis
Birth: November 23, 1904 34 35Parker, Texas, United States
Death: May 8, 1989Weatherford Hosp, Parker County, Texas
3 years
John Lester Ellis
Birth: June 3, 1907 36 37Parker, Texas, United States
Death: March 8, 1988Weatherford, Parker, Texas, United States
5 years
Robert Lee Ellis
Birth: August 11, 1912 42 42Central, Parker, Texas, United States
Death: July 20, 1998Weatherford, Parker, Texas, United States

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