The Shemwell Family

Malinda Jemima SelbyAge: 82 years18781960

Name
Malinda Jemima Selby
Given names
Malinda Jemima
Surname
Selby
Married name
Malinda Jemima Swafford
Birth June 12, 1878 32 31
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 24, 1880 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Sherman Selby
September 16, 1880 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterIda A Selby
February 16, 1883 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherShamuel P “Sham” Selby
July 30, 1883 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherWashington Selby
January 27, 1885 (Age 6 years)
Death of a brotherWashington Selby
January 28, 1885 (Age 6 years)
Death of a sisterIda A Selby
September 25, 1885 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Authur Selby
April 4, 1886 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherL Selby
April 18, 1890 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 19 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
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 22 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth W Kerley
October 17, 1900 (Age 22 years)
Death of a sisterMary Emily Selby
March 16, 1904 (Age 25 years)
MarriageWalter Nichols “Big Walter” SwaffordView this family
September 7, 1905 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1Samuel Walter Loyd Swafford
August 5, 1906 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#2Jesse B Swafford
November 23, 1909 (Age 31 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 31 years)
Death of a brotherJames Authur Selby
January 29, 1912 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Elizabeth Swafford
June 6, 1913 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherJames Lloyd Selby
May 31, 1914 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 37 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
#4Elbert Perry “Elb” Swafford
January 15, 1917 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 38 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 39 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 31, 1920 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 51 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 7, 1930 (Age 51 years)
Death of a motherSarah Elizabeth Hyder
January 31, 1934 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Bailey Cogan Burgess
February 18, 1935 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Walter L Swafford
July 20, 1935 (Age 57 years)
Death of a sonSamuel Walter Loyd Swafford
January 15, 1936 (Age 57 years)
Death of a husbandWalter Nichols “Big Walter” Swafford
August 7, 1939 (Age 61 years)
Census May 9, 1940 (Age 61 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Elizabeth Selby
March 7, 1941 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Elsie Swafford
February 10, 1943 (Age 64 years)

Death of a grandsonBailey Cogan Burgess
April 30, 1945 (Age 66 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 63 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 of a sisterArva Zena Selby
June 23, 1946 (Age 68 years)
Death of a sisterMartha A Selby
April 26, 1948 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Thomas Selby
July 8, 1950 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 71 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a brotherL Selby
April 28, 1955 (Age 76 years)
Cause: acute coronary thrombosis
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 67 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death November 25, 1960 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Swafford Chapel Cemetery
Last change August 29, 201917:18:48

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1867
16 months
elder sister
18 months
elder sister
Mary Emily Selby
Birth: September 1869 23 22Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 16, 1904Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
Nancy Elizabeth Selby
Birth: January 30, 1872 26 24Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 7, 1941Harriman, Roane, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
William Thomas Selby
Birth: March 7, 1874 28 26Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 8, 1950Litton, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
2 years
herself
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Ida A Selby
Birth: February 16, 1883 37 35Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 25, 1885Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
23 months
younger brother
Washington Selby
Birth: January 27, 1885 39 37Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 28, 1885Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
14 months
younger brother
James Authur Selby
Birth: April 4, 1886 40 38Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 29, 1912Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger brother
L Selby
Birth: April 18, 1890 44 42Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 28, 1955Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Family with Walter Nichols “Big Walter” Swafford - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: September 7, 1905Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
11 months
son
Samuel Walter Loyd Swafford
Birth: August 5, 1906 29 28Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 15, 1936Pikeville, Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
3 years
son
Jesse B Swafford
Birth: November 23, 1909 32 31Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 24, 1970Rhea, Tennessee, United States
4 years
daughter
Elizabeth Swafford
Birth: June 6, 1913 36 34Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 29, 1995Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
4 years
son
Elbert Perry “Elb” Swafford
Birth: January 15, 1917 40 38Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 26, 1970Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States

Malinda Jemima Selby has 24 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - James Lloyd Selby - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Selby, LoydWM32headMFarmerTNTNTN
Selby, ElizabethWF31wifeMKeeping HouseTNTNTN
Selby, MarthaWF11daughterSAt HomeTNTNTN
Selby, EmilyWF9daughterSTNTNTN
Selby, NancyWF8daughterSTNTNTN
Selby, William TWM7sonSTNTNTN
Selby, ArvazenaWF4daughterSTNTNTN
Selby, MalindaWF2daughterSTNTNTN
Kearley, SamuelWM27nephewSWorks on FarmTNTNTN

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James Lloyd Selby - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Selby, James LheadWMDec184554M33TNTNTNFarmer
Selby, Sarah EwifeWFJun184752M33119TNTNNC
Selby, Mary EdaughterWFSep186930STNTNTN
Selby, William TsonWMMar187426STNTNTNFarm Labor
Selby, Arva ZdaughterWFFeb187624STNTNTN
Selby, MalindadaughterWFJun187821STNTNTN
Selby, John SsonWMSep188019STNTNTNFarm Labor
Selby, JamessonWMApr188614STNTNTNAt School
Selby, LsonWMApr189010STNTNTNAt School
Tollett, John Hgrand-sonWMNov188713STNTNTNAt School

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Walter Nichols “Big Walter” Swafford - Household

Bledsoe, Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Swafford, Walter NheadMW33M4TNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Swafford, MalindawifeFW32M422TNTNTN
Swafford, Samuel LsonMW3STNTNTN
Swafford, Jesse BsonMW4mSTNTNTN
Swafford, Mary Relder sisterFW51STNTNTN
Swafford, Eliza Felder sisterFW31STNTNTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Walter Nichols “Big Walter” Swafford - Household

Pikeville Road Bledsoe, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Swafford, Walter NheadMW43MTNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Swafford, MalindawifeFW41MTNTNTN
Swafford, Samuel WsonMW13STNTNTN
Swafford, JessesonMW10STNTNTN
Swafford, ElizabethdaughterFW6STNTNTN
Swafford, ElbertsonMW3-1mSTNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Walter Nichols “Big Walter” Swafford - Household

Lee Lane Bledsoe, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Swafford, Walter NheadMW54M29TNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Swafford, Linda JwifeFW52M27TNTNTN
Swafford, Jesse BsonMW20STNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Swafford, ElizabethdaughterFW16STNTNTN
Swafford, Elbert PsonMW14STNTNTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Jesse Brown Swafford - Household

East Valley Road Bledsoe, Tennessee

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Swafford, J BheadMW30STNSame houseFarmerFarmer
Swafford, MalindamotherFW62WdTNSame house
Swafford, Elbert Pyounger brotherMW23MTNSame houseFarmerFarmer
Swafford, Fannysister in lawFW23MTNRBledsoleTN