The Shemwell Family

Floyd Minnie “Flo” SherrodAge: 86 years18831969

Floyd Minnie “Flo” Sherrod
Given names
Floyd Minnie
Married name
Floyd Minnie Harris
Birth 1883
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 15 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 -
MarriageEllis Kerney HarrisView this family
about 1902 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Ora Lee Harris
September 11, 1905 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Nora Marie Harris
January 10, 1908 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3James Vernie Harris
1909 (Age 26 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 33 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 34 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 35 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 January 8, 1920 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 46 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 13, 1930 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Linda Lou Harris
June 29, 1938 (Age 55 years)
Census May 3, 1940 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 58 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 granddaughterLinda Lou Harris
October 2, 1948 (Age 65 years)
Cause: Auto Accident
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 67 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 husbandEllis Kerney Harris
May 17, 1960 (Age 77 years)
Marriage of a childErnest Lee HurtNora Marie HarrisView this family
November 7, 1966 (Age 83 years)
Death of a sonJames Vernie Harris
June 17, 1969 (Age 86 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 63 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 1969 (Age 86 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Family with Ellis Kerney Harris - View this family
Marriage: about 1902Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Ora Lee Harris
Birth: September 11, 1905 26 22Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 4, 1990Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
2 years
Nora Marie Harris
Birth: January 10, 1908 28 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 31, 1989Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
2 years
James Vernie Harris
Birth: 1909 29 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 17, 1969Logan, Kentucky, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Ellis K Harris - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

Harris, Ellis KheadMW29M15KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farming
Harris, Minnie FwifeFW26M1533KYKYKY
Harris, Ora LdaughterFW4MKYKYKY
Harris, Norah MdaughterFW3SKYKYKY
Harris, James VsonMW3mSKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Ellis K Harris - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Harris, EllisheadMW39MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farming
Harris, FloydwifeFW36MKYKYKY
Harris, OradaughterFW13SKYKYKY
Harris, MarvinsonMW17SKYKYKY
Harris, JamessonMW9SKYKYKY

Norah M is now Marvin? -b

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Ellis K Harris - Household

The Lewisburg Road From Playmor through Sharon grove Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

Harris, Ellis KheadMW49M24KYKYKYSculptorMonument Builder
Harris, Minnie FwifeFW45M21KYKYKY
Harris, Marie NdaughterFW21SKYKYKYLabourHome
Harris, James VsonMW19SKYKYKYLaborerGeneral Farm

Norah/Marvin now Marie ? -b

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Ellis Kerney Harris - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky

Harris, Ellis KheadMW60MKYSame HouseSalesmanMonument
Harris, FloydwifeFW56MKYSame House
Harris, MariedaughterFW32SKYSame House
Gray, LorisorphanFW12SKYKY