The Shemwell Family

Thomas Halie AverittAge: 85 years18811966

Thomas Halie Averitt
Given names
Thomas Halie
Birth 1881
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 17 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 -
MarriageTommie Sarah ShemwellView this family
September 27, 1906 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#1Richard Tarleton Averitt
March 15, 1910 (Age 29 years)
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 29 years)
Death of a wifeTommie Sarah Shemwell
July 23, 1913 (Age 32 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 35 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 36 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 37 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 48 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 60 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 69 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 65 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 1966 (Age 85 years)

Family with Tommie Sarah Shemwell - View this family
Tommie Sarah Shemwell
Birth: July 10, 1886 41 40Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 23, 1913Lafayette, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: September 27, 1906Stewart, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Richard Tarleton Averitt
Birth: March 15, 1910 29 23Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 13, 1999Todd, Kentucky, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Halie Averitt - Household

Packer & Legate Road Stewart, Tennessee

Averitt, Haily TheadMW29M3TNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Averitt, Tommie SwifeFW23M311TNTNTN
Averitt, Richard TsonMW1mMTNTNTN