The Shemwell Family

George Lee Sloan Sr.Age: 76 years18661943

Name
George Lee Sloan Sr.
Given names
George Lee
Surname
Sloan
Name suffix
Sr.
Birth November 9, 1866
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 53 days)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 53 days)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 2 years)

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 11 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageLaura A BillingsleyView this family
calculated 1887 (Age 20 years)

Birth of a son
#1Guy George Sloan
July 27, 1893 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2Alvin Owie Sloan
August 11, 1896 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 31 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 22, 1900 (Age 33 years)
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a son
#3George Lee Sloan Jr.
July 22, 1910 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Margaret Sloan
July 6, 1916 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 49 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a granddaughterMargaret Sloan
September 15, 1918 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 50 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 51 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childAlvin Owie SloanCharlotte AgeeView this family
June 20, 1926 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 62 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 3, 1930 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 75 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death February 1, 1943 (Age 76 years)
Last change February 7, 201915:43:09

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Laura A Billingsley - View this family
himself
George Lee Sloan Sr.
Birth: November 9, 1866Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: February 1, 1943Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States
wife
Laura A Billingsley
Birth: April 7, 1866 46 35Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: March 19, 1961Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States
Marriage: calculated 1887
7 years
son
Guy George Sloan
Birth: July 27, 1893 26 27Tecumseh, Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: June 17, 1966Rockmart, Polk, Georgia, United States
3 years
son
Alvin Owie Sloan
Birth: August 11, 1896 29 30Tecumseh, Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: August 7, 1976Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States
14 years
son
George Lee Sloan Jr.
Birth: July 22, 1910 43 44Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States
Death: August 27, 1991Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, United States

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