The Shemwell Family

Lois Darling McMillanAge: 71 years19031975

Name
Lois Darling McMillan
Given names
Lois Darling
Surname
McMillan
Married name
Lois Darling Allison
Birth June 9, 1903 39 31
Birth of a sisterSallie Irene McMillan
September 8, 1907 (Age 4 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 6 years)
Address: Arlington Rd.
Birth of a brotherHarry Vernon McMillan
April 25, 1911 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherRandle Maurice McMillan
August 20, 1914 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterRuth Mineola “Dot” McMillan
August 20, 1914 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 12 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 13 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 14 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 1, 1920 (Age 16 years)
MarriageSammie Franklin AllisonView this family
December 19, 1921 (Age 18 years)
Death of a sisterAnnie Alice McMillan
1923 (Age 19 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge Franklin Connell
August 14, 1925 (Age 22 years)

Death of a brotherHarry Vernon McMillan
December 20, 1927 (Age 24 years)
Cause: Pneumonia - Typhoid Fever
Death of a sisterSallie Irene McMillan
March 4, 1928 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Sue Allison
July 11, 1929 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 26 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
Death of a brotherJames Leo Frank McMillan
July 10, 1930 (Age 27 years)
Cause: Auto accident
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Nelda Joyce Allison
February 10, 1941 (Age 37 years)
Death of a husbandSammie Franklin Allison
December 20, 1942 (Age 39 years)
Cause: Train - Auto Wreck
Death of a daughterMary Sue Allison
December 20, 1942 (Age 39 years)
Cause: Train - Auto Wreck
Death of a fatherJames Lawrence “Jim” McMillan
November 20, 1943 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 38 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 sisterRuth Mineola “Dot” McMillan
September 3, 1948 (Age 45 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Ann Shemwell
November 19, 1951 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 46 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 sisterEula Lurlene “Dink” McMillan
1959 (Age 55 years)
Death of a motherMary Alice Connell
November 30, 1959 (Age 56 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Paul McMillan
April 27, 1972 (Age 68 years)
Address: Trinity Hospital
Burial of a brotherJohn Paul McMillan
April 30, 1972 (Age 68 years)
Cemetery: McMillan Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 42 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 March 1975 (Age 71 years)
Burial
Cemetery: McMillan Cemetery
Last change October 7, 202114:53:10

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 24, 1888Houston, Tennessee, United States
13 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
13 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
Eula Lurlene “Dink” McMillan
Birth: February 1896 32 24Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1959Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
4 years
elder brother
3 years
herself
4 years
younger sister
Sallie Irene McMillan
Birth: September 8, 1907 44 36Tennessee, United States
Death: March 4, 1928Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger brother
Harry Vernon McMillan
Birth: April 25, 1911 47 39Tennessee, United States
Death: December 20, 1927Arlington, Houston, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
Randle Maurice McMillan
Birth: August 20, 1914 51 43Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 20, 1987Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States
younger sister
Ruth Mineola “Dot” McMillan
Birth: August 20, 1914 51 43Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 3, 1948Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Family with Sammie Franklin Allison - View this family
husband
Sammie Franklin Allison
Birth: May 1, 1900Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 20, 1942Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
herself
Marriage: December 19, 1921Houston, Tennessee, United States
8 years
daughter
Mary Sue Allison
Birth: July 11, 1929 29 26Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 20, 1942Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
12 years
daughter
Nelda Joyce Allison
Birth: February 10, 1941 40 37Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 17, 2021Tennessee, United States

Lois Darling McMillan has 43 first cousins recorded

Father's family (40)

Parents James Henry Pulley + Mary Jane McMillan
1Elizabeth Pulley18691880
4Mary Ann Pulley18731893
5John Henry Pulley18761891
7Lida Mae Pulley18801880
Parents William Howard Slaughter + Sarah Margaret McMillan
1Ollie Slaughter18841971
3Mabel Slaughter18871963
7Lora Slaughter18961973
Parents William Thomas McMillan + Elizabeth Sophia “Lizzie” Miller
1William F McMillan18791903
Parents Corneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan + Susan Caroline Mobley
1Harry McMillan18831946
2Zora McMillan18841979
3Benton J McMillan18881981
4Carl McMillan18901910
Parents Barton Aquilla Roby + Elizabeth C McMillan
1Eula Pearl Roby18861955
3Hattie Lou Roby18921967
4John Loyd Roby18941977
5Barton Neal Roby18991900
Parents Joseph Zachariah “Joe” Shemwell + Nancy Ann “Anna” McMillan
3Flora B Shemwell18931982
Parents William Francis Marian “Will” Shemwell + Judith “Jude” McMillan
2Ora May Shemwell18931965
3Ellie A Shemwell18961982
Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Lawrence McMillan - Household

Dist. 4 Houston, Tennessee, USA

NameRelationSexRaceAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYOIN/AEngLOccupationIndustry
James Lawrence McMillanHeadMW47M22--TNTNTNCooper
Mary Alice McMillanwifeFW38M22107TNTNTNNone
John Paul McMillansonMW20S---TNTNTNCooper
Alice McMillandaughterFW18S---TNTNTNNone
James L. McMillansonMW16S---TNTNTNFarmGen. Farm
Lerline McMillandaughterFW14S---TNTNTN
Charles Merton McMillansonM11S---TNTNTN
Lois McMillandaughterF7S---TNTNTN
Irene McMillandaughterF3S---TNTNTN

Notes: Enum Dist. 56

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - James Lawrence McMillan - Household

Tenn Ridge Rd., Dist. 4 Houston, Tennessee, USA

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?Occupation
James Lawrence McMillanHeadMW51MTNTNTNFarmer
Mary Alice McMillanwifeFW48MTNTNTNNone
Lerline McMillandaughterFW23STNTNTNNone
Charles Merton McMillansonMW19STNTNTNNone
Lois McMillandaughterFW16STNTNTNNone
Irene McMillandaughterFW12STNTNTNNone
Harry McMillansonMW8STNTNTNNone
Mineola McMillandaughterFW6STNTNTNNone
Maurice McMillansonMW6STNTNTNNone
Leo McMillansonMW26MTNTNTNNone
Florence (unknown)daughter-in-lawFW19MTNTNTNNone

Notes: Enum Dist. 66 - See page 2 in Media

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Sammie Franklin Allison - Household

Highway 49 West Houston, Tennessee

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Allison, SamheadMW39MTNSame placeLaborerLime Co.
Allison, LoisXwifeFW35MTNSame place
Allison, Mary SuedaughterFW11STNSame place