The Shemwell Family

Waymon HenryAge: 75 years18871962

Name
Waymon Henry
Given names
Waymon
Surname
Henry
Birth January 13, 1887 24 26

Birth of a brotherRainey Henry
about 1888 (Age 11 months)

Birth of a brotherBert Henry
April 3, 1890 (Age 3 years)

Birth of a sisterLulu Henry
September 14, 1891 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a brotherJames Willis Henry
September 4, 1893 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a sisterAlba Henry
December 11, 1894 (Age 7 years)

Birth of a brotherUlysses Grant Henry
September 6, 1896 (Age 9 years)

Death of a brotherJames Willis Henry
November 19, 1896 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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
Birth of a brotherGuy Nelson Henry
September 5, 1898 (Age 11 years)

Death of a brotherRainey Henry
after 1905 (Age 17 years)

Death of a sisterLulu Henry
after 1905 (Age 17 years)

MarriageEliza SwaffordView this family
August 9, 1908 (Age 21 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam “Bill” Parham
November 15, 1910 (Age 23 years)
Death of a brotherGuy Nelson Henry
after 1915 (Age 27 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 28 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 sisterAlba Henry
after 1916 (Age 28 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 29 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 30 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/
Death of a fatherGeorge Washington Henry
August 7, 1923 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 42 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 motherSarah Jane Parham
February 5, 1940 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 54 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 62 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
Death of a brotherUlysses Grant Henry
February 3, 1956 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 58 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 February 21, 1962 (Age 75 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
himself
Waymon Henry
Birth: January 13, 1887 24 26
Death: February 21, 1962Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
17 months
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
James Willis Henry
Birth: September 4, 1893 31 33
Death: November 19, 1896Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
15 months
younger sister
21 months
younger brother
Ulysses Grant Henry
Birth: September 6, 1896 34 36
Death: February 3, 1956Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
Family with Eliza Swafford - View this family
himself
Waymon Henry
Birth: January 13, 1887 24 26
Death: February 21, 1962Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
wife
Marriage: August 9, 1908Tennessee, United States

Waymon Henry has 37 first cousins recorded