The Shemwell Family

Amanda Alice SelbyAge: 86 years18861972

Amanda Alice Selby
Given names
Amanda Alice
Married name
Amanda Alice Murphy
Birth August 8, 1886 35 24
MarriageJohn MurphyView this family

Birth of a sisterAnna J Selby
September 2, 1888 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterEffie Mae Selby
July 29, 1890 (Age 3 years)
Death of a sisterAnna J Selby
September 1, 1891 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherJames E Selby
March 8, 1893 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a sisterJohanna France Selby
October 24, 1894 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterEva Vandever Selby
November 24, 1896 (Age 10 years)
Death of a brotherJames E Selby
December 10, 1896 (Age 10 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 -
Birth of a brotherFred Clyde Selby
June 15, 1899 (Age 12 years)
Census June 19, 1900 (Age 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth W Kerley
October 17, 1900 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherFrances C Vandever
June 16, 1901 (Age 14 years)

Birth of a sisterGeorgia P Selby
about 1903 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterMinnie Selby
January 31, 1905 (Age 18 years)

Death of a sisterMinnie Selby
February 4, 1905 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a brotherEdward Casto Selby
about 1907 (Age 20 years)
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam R Hyder
June 12, 1917 (Age 30 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 30 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 31 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 -
Death of a sisterGeorgia P Selby
March 12, 1920 (Age 33 years)

Death of a fatherWilliam Monroe Selby
August 30, 1926 (Age 40 years)
Death of a brotherNicholas Hoye “Nick” Selby
March 1, 1929 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 43 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherEdward Casto Selby
June 22, 1930 (Age 43 years)
Death of a motherMary Emily Hyder
August 5, 1942 (Age 55 years)
Cause: Bronchial Pneumonia
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 63 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 husbandJohn Murphy
December 23, 1960 (Age 74 years)

Death of a brotherFred Clyde Selby
July 28, 1968 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 59 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 October 6, 1972 (Age 86 years)

Cemetery: Lantana Cemetery
Last change November 17, 201912:04:19

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1883
23 months
elder brother
Nicholas Hoye “Nick” Selby
Birth: November 30, 1884 33 23Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 1, 1929Colfax, Grant, Louisiana, United States
20 months
2 years
younger sister
Anna J Selby
Birth: September 2, 1888 37 26Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 1, 1891Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
23 months
younger sister
Effie Mae Selby
Birth: July 29, 1890 39 28Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 8, 1977Rapides, Louisiana, United States
3 years
younger brother
20 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Eva Vandever Selby
Birth: November 24, 1896 45 35Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 12, 1981Vandever, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
Fred Clyde Selby
Birth: June 15, 1899 48 37Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 28, 1968Pineville, Rapides, Louisiana, United States
5 years
younger sister
Georgia P Selby
Birth: about 1903 51 41Tennessee, United States
Death: March 12, 1920
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Edward Casto Selby
Birth: about 1907 55 45Tennessee, United States
Death: June 22, 1930Sabine, Louisiana, United States
Family with John Murphy - View this family

Amanda Alice Selby has 24 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Monroe Selby - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

Selby, William MheadWMApr185149M17TNTNTNFarmer
Selby, Mary EwifeWFOct185049M1786TNTNTN
Selby, NicholassonWMNov188415STNTNTN
Selby, AmandadaughterWFSep188812STNTNTN
Selby, EffiedaughterWFJul18909STNTNTN
Selby, JohannadaughterWFOct18945STNTNTN
Selby, EvadaughterWFNov18972STNTNTN
Selby, FredsonWMJun189911mSTNTNTN
Vandever, Williamwife's cousin?WMOct185346STNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Nicholas Hoye “Nick” Selby - Household

Maxville, Clarke, Mississippi

Selby, Nick HheadMW25STNTNTNForemanLog Sawers
Selby, Amanda Ayounger sisterFW24STNTNTNSalesladyMerchantile