The Shemwell Family

William Ferel CollieAge: 63 years18611925

William Ferel Collie
Given names
William Ferel
Birth August 9, 1861
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 5 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 5 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 7 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 16 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageElla N ShemwellView this family
September 18, 1890 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#1Rollie G Collie
June 9, 1891 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 36 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 -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#2Ollie James “Jamie” Collie
March 7, 1904 (Age 42 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 54 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Marriage of a childRollie G CollieBertie OverbeyView this family
October 28, 1917 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 55 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 56 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 1920 (Age 58 years)
Address: Oak Level Twnship
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childOllie James “Jamie” CollieTennie Reba WaltersView this family
about 1925 (Age 63 years)

Death March 25, 1925 (Age 63 years)
Cemetery: Wallace Cemetery
Last change May 4, 201917:25:51

by: Barry Shemwell
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William Ferel Collie
Birth: August 9, 1861Kentucky, United States
Death: March 25, 1925Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Family with Ella N Shemwell - View this family
William Ferel Collie
Birth: August 9, 1861Kentucky, United States
Death: March 25, 1925Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: September 18, 1890Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
9 months
Rollie G Collie
Birth: June 9, 1891 29 22Kentucky, United States
Death: July 31, 1962Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
13 years

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William F. Collie - Household

Oak Level, Marshall Ky.

Collie, Wm FheadWMAug186138M6--KYTNTNFarmer
Collie, Ella NwifeWFFeb188020M611KYKYKY
Collie, Rollie GsonWMJun18954S---KYKYKY
Shemwell, Sarah Jmother in lawWFMay184060Wd65KYKYKY
Shemwell, Susie Esister in lawWFApr188218S---KYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William F Collie - Household

Marshall, Kentucky

Collie, William FheadMW49M119KYUSTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Collie, Ella NwifeFW41M11922KYNCTN
Collie, Rollie GsonMW18SKYKYKYFarm LaborerHome Farm
Collie, Ollie JsonMW6SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Sarah Ewifes motherFW71Wd106TNTNTN
Nickols, Susie Ewifes sisterFW26Wd00KYNCTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Ferel Collie - Household

Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Collie, William FheadMW58MKYKYTNFarmerFarm
Collie, Ella NwifeFW51MKYKYKY
Shemwell, Susan Esister in lawFW36WdKYKYTN
Collie, Ollie JsonMW16SKYKYKY