The Shemwell Family

Jane Vickers BrooksAge: 77 years19262004

Jane Vickers Brooks
Given names
Jane Vickers
Married name
Jane Vickers Sprinkle
Birth October 18, 1926 41 38
MarriageJohn Harold SprinkleView this family

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 2 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 18, 1930 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherJane Barber Yates “Jennie” Shemwell
January 6, 1935 (Age 8 years)
Cause: Attack of Indigestion
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 15 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 -
Death of a motherRose Eleanor Vickers
February 19, 1953 (Age 26 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 23 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 -
Death of a fatherPhilip Medford Brooks
February 23, 1959 (Age 32 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 19 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 of a brotherPhilip Medford Brooks Jr.
December 2, 1998 (Age 72 years)
Death of a husbandJohn Harold Sprinkle
July 14, 1999 (Age 72 years)
Death January 27, 2004 (Age 77 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: calculated 1916
18 months
elder brother
Philip Medford Brooks Jr.
Birth: July 13, 1917 31 28Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
Death: December 2, 1998Easton, Talbot, Maryland, United States
9 years
Jane Vickers Brooks
Birth: October 18, 1926 41 38Kent, Maryland, United States
Death: January 27, 2004Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
Family with John Harold Sprinkle - View this family
John Harold Sprinkle
Birth: February 7, 1918Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States
Death: July 14, 1999Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States
Jane Vickers Brooks
Birth: October 18, 1926 41 38Kent, Maryland, United States
Death: January 27, 2004Chestertown, Kent, Maryland, United States

Jane Vickers Brooks has 4 first cousins recorded

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Philip Medford Brooks - Household

Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

Brooks, P MedfordheadMW44M30MDMDMDProprietirFlour Mill
Brooks, Rose VwifeFW42M29MDMDMD
Brooks, P Medford JrsonMW12SMDMDMD
Brooks, Jane VdaughterFW3-5mSMDMDMD
Dery, CelenoservantFNeg45MMDMDMDCookPrivate Home

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Philip Medford Brooks - Household

202 Water Street Chestertown, Kent, Maryland

Brooks, P MheadMW54MMDsame houseManufacturerGrain Mill
Brooks, Rose VwifeFW52MMDsame house
Brooks, Philip JrsonMW22SMDsame houseSalesmanGrain Mill
Brooks, Jane VdaughterFW13SMDsame house
Dery, SelenoservantMNeg48WdMDsame househouse workProvate home