The Shemwell Family

Robert W Brown1874

Robert W Brown
Given names
Robert W
Birth about 1874 41 31
Birth of a sisterCharity Lucinda Brown
July 31, 1876 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherSarah L Brown
about 1877 (Age 3 years)
Death of a motherAmanda Lee Wright
between 1877 and December 1879 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Marriage of a parentLeroy Franklin BrownBelzora Valdora RuffView this family
December 24, 1879 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 24 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 -
Death of a fatherLeroy Franklin Brown
after 1900 (Age 26 years)

Death of a sisterCharity Lucinda Brown
December 11, 1905 (Age 31 years)
Death of a half-sisterSusan A “Susie” Shemwell
January 5, 1916 (Age 42 years)
Burial of a half-sisterSusan A “Susie” Shemwell
after January 5, 1916 (Age 42 years)
Cemetery: Corning Cemetery
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 42 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 43 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 44 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 55 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 67 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 76 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 72 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. -

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: March 24, 1863Randolph, Arkansas, United States
5 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
William F Brown
Birth: April 1870 37 27Little Black Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
5 years
Robert W Brown
Birth: about 1874 41 31Little Black Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
3 years
younger sister
Charity Lucinda Brown
Birth: July 31, 1876 43 33Pitman, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 11, 1905Little Black Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
17 months
younger brother
Sarah L Brown
Birth: about 1877 44 34Little Black Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Father’s family with Belzora Valdora Ruff - View this family
Marriage: December 24, 1879Ripley, Missouri, United States
Mother’s family with Milous R “Miles” Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: July 19, 1860Randolph, Arkansas, United States
14 months

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