The Shemwell Family

Eddie M RallsAge: 60 years18681928

Eddie M Ralls
Given names
Eddie M
Married name
Eddie M Marlow
Birth February 1868 23 22
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 11 months)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Birth of a brotherWalter James Ralls
February 12, 1870 (Age 2 years)
Census August 8, 1870 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherFranklin Warren Ralls
October 1, 1872 (Age 4 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Nolan Lassiter
March 28, 1876 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a maternal grandfatherAllen James “A J” Shemwell
December 8, 1879 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherAllen James Ralls
February 11, 1880 (Age 12 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherGeorge C Ralls
September 1883 (Age 15 years)
MarriageCharles M MarlowView this family
January 1, 1885 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterFlorence Ralls
July 8, 1885 (Age 17 years)
Death of a sisterFlorence Ralls
March 26, 1893 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 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 -
Census July 5, 1900 (Age 32 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 42 years)
Death of a fatherThomas M “Tom” Ralls
July 15, 1915 (Age 47 years)
Cause: chronic Briglit's disease
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 47 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 48 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 49 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 February 5, 1920 (Age 52 years)
Death of a motherMary Alice Shemwell
April 26, 1925 (Age 57 years)
Death May 4, 1928 (Age 60 years)
Cause of death: Flu and Pneumonia
Cemetery: Ralls Cemetery
Last change January 11, 201810:38:47

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: June 22, 1865Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Eddie M Ralls
Birth: February 1868 23 22Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 4, 1928Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
Walter James Ralls
Birth: February 12, 1870 25 24Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 27, 1944Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
7 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
George C Ralls
Birth: September 1883 38 38Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 1964Stewart, Tennessee, United States
22 months
younger sister
Florence Ralls
Birth: July 8, 1885 40 40Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 26, 1893Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Family with Charles M Marlow - View this family
Charles M Marlow
Birth: December 2, 1863Kentucky, United States
Death: July 22, 1939Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Eddie M Ralls
Birth: February 1868 23 22Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 4, 1928Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: January 1, 1885Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Eddie M Ralls has 5 first cousins recorded

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Thomas M “Tom” Ralls - Household

District 7, Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Ralls, Thomas Mhead23MWfarmerTN
Ralls, Alicewife22FWkeeping houseTN
Ralls, Eddie daughter4FWTN
Ralls, Walter son1MWTN

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Thomas M Ralls - Household

Dover, Stewart, TN

Ralls, ThomasWM32headMFarmerTNNCTN
Ralls, AliceWF32wifeMKeeping HouseTNKYTN
Ralls, EddieWF12daughterSTNTNTN
Ralls, WalterWM10sonSTNTNTN
Ralls, FrankWM8sonSTNTNTN
Allen James RallsWM1sonSTNTNTN
Jackson, IshamBM14TNTNTN

Next door to Wm Riggins

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Eddie M Ralls - Household

Stewart, Tennessee

Marlow, EddieheadWFFeb186832M1510TNTNTNFarmer
Ralls, Frankyounger brotherWMOct187425STNTNTNFarm laborer

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Charles M Marlow - Household

Stewart, Tennessee

Marlow, CharlesheadMW46M121KYNCVAFarmerGeneral Farm
Marlow, Ada MwifeFW42M121TNTNTN
Dunbar, RowlandHired ManMB19STNTNTNFarm laborerWorking out

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles M Marlow - Household

Stewart, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Marlow, CharlesheadMW56MKYUSUSFarmerGeneral
Marlow, Eddie MwifeFW52MTNTNTN