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Nancy Frances “Nannie” KerleyAge: 55 years18881944

Name
Nancy Frances “Nannie” Kerley
Given names
Nancy Frances
Surname
Kerley
Married name
Nancy Frances Selby
Nickname
Nannie
Birth May 29, 1888
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 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 son
#1James Leonard Selby
December 12, 1914 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 27 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a son
#2John Sherman Selby
September 15, 1917 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 28 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 29 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/
Census January 8, 1920 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Willene “Willie” Selby
January 5, 1922 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 41 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 8, 1930 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Patricia Ann Selby
July 13, 1939 (Age 51 years)
Census May 27, 1940 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Nina Selby
June 21, 1942 (Age 54 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 53 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
Death March 25, 1944 (Age 55 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Big Lick Cemetery
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James Leonard Selby
Birth: December 12, 1914 24 26Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 5, 1957Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
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John Sherman Selby
Birth: September 15, 1917 27 29Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 12, 1963Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Ell Selby - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Selby, LheadMW29MTNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Selby, NanniewifeFW31MTNTNTN
Selby, James LsonMW5STNTNTN
Selby, John SsonMW2-3mSTNTNTN
Selby, ElizabethmotherFW72WdTNTNTN