The Shemwell Family

William Henry SmithAge: 74 years18751950

William Henry Smith
Given names
William Henry
Birth May 15, 1875
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 2 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 22 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 -
MarriageSusan Evans “Sudie” ShemwellView this family
December 20, 1901 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mae S Smith
December 23, 1901 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2Walter Hill Smith
February 24, 1904 (Age 28 years)
Census April 26, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#3Fred Warren Smith
October 22, 1910 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 40 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 41 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 42 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 17, 1920 (Age 44 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 54 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 12, 1930 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Willard Dale Cobb
July 3, 1936 (Age 61 years)
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 66 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 74 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 70 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 February 20, 1950 (Age 74 years)

Cemetery: Smith Cemetery
Last change August 5, 202017:41:07

by: Barry Shemwell
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Susan Evans “Sudie” Shemwell
Birth: June 3, 1881 36 35Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 19, 1953Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: December 20, 1901Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Mae S Smith
Birth: December 23, 1901 26 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 31, 1978Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Walter Hill Smith
Birth: February 24, 1904 28 22Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 9, 1992Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
7 years
Fred Warren Smith
Birth: October 22, 1910 35 29Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 8, 1980Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Henry Smith - Household

Big Rock & Weavers Stow Road Stewart, Tennessee

Smith, Henry WheadMW35M19TNTNKYFarmerHome Farm
Smith, Sudie EwifeFW28M1922TNTNUS
Smith, May SdaughterFW8STNTNTN
Smith, Walter HsonMW6-1mSTNTNTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Henry Smith - Household

Weaner Store and Legate Road Stewart, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Smith, William HheadMW44MTNTNKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Smith, SudiewifeFW38MTNTNTN
Smith, MaydaughterFW18STNTNTN
Smith, WaltersonMW15STNTNTNFarm LaborHome Farm
Smith, FredsonMW8STNTNTN

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Henry Smith - Household

Big Rock Stewart, Tennessee

Smith, Henry WheadMW56M26TNYNKYFarmer
Smith, Sudie EwifeFW48M19TNTNUS
Smith, May SdaughterFW29STNTNTNTeacherPublic School
Smith, Walter HsonMW25STNTNTNTeacherPublic School
Smith, Fred WsonMW19STNTNTNLaborerFarm

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - William Henry Smith - Household

Stewart, Tennessee

Smith, Henry WXheadMW64MTNSame HouseFarmerOn Farm
Smith, Sudie EwifeFW58MTNSame House
Smith, Walter HsonMW36STNSame HouseFarmerOn Farm