The Shemwell Family

Edith Barrow1901

Edith Barrow
Given names
Birth May 12, 1901 25 19
Marriage of parentsJames Harrison “Harry” BarrowMyrtle Viola MillerView this family
calculated 1901

Birth of a brotherElmer Loyd Barrow
April 6, 1903 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a brotherErnest Clyde Barrow
January 24, 1904 (Age 2 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 8 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam H Miller
November 18, 1915 (Age 14 years)
Death of a motherMyrtle Viola Miller
February 25, 1916 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Marriage of a parentJames Harrison “Harry” BarrowNora Ray ProctorView this family
between 1917 and 1920 (Age 15 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 15 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 16 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 28 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 40 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 -
Marriage of a parentJames Harrison “Harry” BarrowBessie Louise RidpathView this family
after 1950 (Age 48 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 48 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 brotherErnest Clyde Barrow
July 1963 (Age 62 years)
Death of a fatherJames Harrison “Harry” Barrow
October 25, 1971 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 44 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 brotherElmer Loyd Barrow
July 4, 1979 (Age 78 years)

Last change March 25, 201813:39:24

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: calculated 1901
4 months
Edith Barrow
Birth: May 12, 1901 25 19Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States
23 months
younger brother
Elmer Loyd Barrow
Birth: April 6, 1903 27 21Iowa, United States
Death: July 4, 1979Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
10 months
younger brother
Ernest Clyde Barrow
Birth: January 24, 1904 28 22Iowa, United States
Death: July 1963Wheat Ridge, Jefferson, Colorado, United States
Father’s family with Nora Ray Proctor - View this family
Marriage: between 1917 and 1920
Father’s family with Bessie Louise Ridpath - View this family
Marriage: after 1950

Edith Barrow has 2 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (2)

Parents Joseph Nathaniel Miller + Winnie Esther Walker
Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Harrison Barrow - Household

1021 West Chestnut St. Dennison, Grayson, Texas

J H BarrowheadMW34M9IAEnglandUSRetail MerchantFurniture
Myrtle BarrowwifeFW28M933MOKYYMO
Edith BarrowdaughterFW8SIAIAMO
Elmer BarrowsonMW7SIAIAMO
Ernest BarrowsonMW5SIAIAMO
W H Millerfather-in-lawMW61WdKYKYKYCarpenterHouse