The Shemwell Family

Rose Althea FieldsAge: 86 years18761962

Rose Althea Fields
Given names
Rose Althea
Married name
Rose Althea Jones
Birth April 8, 1876 26 27
MarriageLouis Erasmus JonesView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 20 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a sisterMary Neil Fields
May 29, 1882 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterCapitola Georgia Fields
November 24, 1884 (Age 8 years)

Death of a motherNancy Elizabeth Gilliam
1891 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 21 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 daughter
#1Capitola Jones
February 21, 1904 (Age 27 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah A Cooley
about 1905 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Nannie Bell Jones
August 10, 1907 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#3Louis Edwin Jones
August 31, 1909 (Age 33 years)

Birth of a son
#4James Oscar Jones
about 1910 (Age 33 years)

Death of a sonJames Oscar Jones
about 1910 (Age 33 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherRobert Nelson Pleasant Fields
October 22, 1914 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 39 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 40 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 41 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 fatherAllen Dodd Fields
April 23, 1922 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 53 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a husbandLouis Erasmus Jones
March 15, 1938 (Age 61 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 65 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 brotherRobert Arthur Fields
December 15, 1948 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 73 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 sisterMary Neil Fields
December 28, 1958 (Age 82 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 69 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 November 2, 1962 (Age 86 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: 1868
21 months
elder brother
Robert Arthur Fields
Birth: September 25, 1869 19 20Thayer, Oregon, Missouri, United States
Death: December 15, 1948Cayce, Fulton, Kentucky, United States
7 years
6 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Family with Louis Erasmus Jones - View this family
4 years
2 years
Louis Edwin Jones
Birth: August 31, 1909 41 33
Death: July 24, 1966Rolla, Phelps, Missouri, United States
16 months

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