The Shemwell Family

Eddie Gertrude PowersAge: 85 years18941979

Name
Eddie Gertrude Powers
Given names
Eddie Gertrude
Surname
Powers
Married name
Eddie Gertrude Howell
Birth August 27, 1894 30 20
Birth of a sisterIda Lillian Powers
November 23, 1896 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 3 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
Birth of a sisterJewell Pauline Powers
June 22, 1903 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherErnest Douglas Powers
September 9, 1905 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterLessie Lorene Powers
May 1, 1907 (Age 12 years)

Census May 13, 1910 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 22 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 23 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 35 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
Death of a fatherArchie Barnabus Powers
December 11, 1942 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 47 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 of a motherPenelope Edward “Pennie” Vaughn
January 9, 1950 (Age 55 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 55 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a sisterIda Lillian Powers
January 10, 1962 (Age 67 years)

Death of a husbandOliver William “Olie” Howell
June 4, 1966 (Age 71 years)
Death of a sisterJewell Pauline Powers
May 13, 1968 (Age 73 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 51 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a brotherErnest Douglas Powers
September 30, 1977 (Age 83 years)
Death of a sisterEthel Gladys Powers
April 18, 1979 (Age 84 years)

Death December 23, 1979 (Age 85 years)
Last change January 11, 201810:38:46

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder sister
Ethel Gladys Powers
Birth: January 2, 1893 28 18Cumberland City, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 18, 1979
20 months
herself
Eddie Gertrude Powers
Birth: August 27, 1894 30 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 23, 1979Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
7 years
younger sister
Jewell Pauline Powers
Birth: June 22, 1903 39 29Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 13, 1968Carlisle, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
Ernest Douglas Powers
Birth: September 9, 1905 41 31Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 30, 1977Stewart, Tennessee, United States
20 months
younger sister
sister
Private
brother
Private
Family with Oliver William “Olie” Howell - View this family
husband
Oliver William “Olie” Howell
Birth: February 7, 1889Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 4, 1966Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
herself
Eddie Gertrude Powers
Birth: August 27, 1894 30 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 23, 1979Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private

Eddie Gertrude Powers has 0 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (0)