The Shemwell Family

Richard Tarleton AverittAge: 88 years19101999

Richard Tarleton Averitt
Given names
Richard Tarleton
Birth March 15, 1910 29 23
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 44 days)
Death of a motherTommie Sarah Shemwell
July 23, 1913 (Age 3 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 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 6 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 7 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 19 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 31 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 39 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 fatherThomas Halie Averitt
1966 (Age 55 years)

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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 of a wifeOzella Blanche Lewis
September 12, 1997 (Age 87 years)
Death February 13, 1999 (Age 88 years)
Cemetery: Edgewood Cemetery
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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
Family with Ozella Blanche Lewis - View this family
Richard Tarleton Averitt
Birth: March 15, 1910 29 23Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 13, 1999Todd, Kentucky, United States
Ozella Blanche Lewis
Birth: December 27, 1911Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 12, 1997Todd, Kentucky, United States

Richard Tarleton Averitt has 10 first cousins recorded

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

Packer & Legate Road Stewart, Tennessee

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