The Shemwell Family

Thedis HodgesAge: 85 years19131998

Name
Thedis Hodges
Given names
Thedis
Surname
Hodges
Married name
Thedis Shrader
Birth September 22, 1913 25 25
Birth of a sisterMammie Louise Hodges
1916 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 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 3 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 4 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/
Death of a sisterMammie Louise Hodges
August 5, 1919 (Age 5 years)
Burial of a sisterMammie Louise Hodges
August 6, 1919 (Age 5 years)
Cemetery: Elmwood Cemetery
Census January 10, 1920 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 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 paternal grandfatherJames J Hodges
February 14, 1930 (Age 16 years)
Address: 2630 Yale Ave
MarriageSylvan Bernard ShraderView this family
July 3, 1933 (Age 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherFrances Melvina Powers
December 2, 1939 (Age 26 years)
Cause: Fractured femur due to fall
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 26 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Thomas Shemwell
1941 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 36 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 motherZora May Shemwell
October 5, 1956 (Age 43 years)
Death of a husbandSylvan Bernard Shrader
December 21, 1963 (Age 50 years)

Death of a fatherEugene Talmadge “E T” Hodges
May 17, 1967 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 32 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 September 22, 1998 (Age 85 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Memorial Park Cemetery
Last change October 16, 201609:59:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Eugene Talmadge “E T” Hodges
Birth: June 19, 1888 39 29Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 17, 1967Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
mother
Zora May Shemwell
Birth: December 20, 1887 38 34Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 5, 1956Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: April 3, 1912Henry, Tennessee, United States
18 months
herself
Thedis Hodges
Birth: September 22, 1913 25 25Tennessee, United States
Death: September 22, 1998Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger sister
Mammie Louise Hodges
Birth: 1916 27 28Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 5, 1919Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Family with Sylvan Bernard Shrader - View this family
husband
herself
Thedis Hodges
Birth: September 22, 1913 25 25Tennessee, United States
Death: September 22, 1998Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: July 3, 1933Crittenden, Arkansas, United States

Thedis Hodges has 25 first cousins recorded

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Eugene Talmadge “E T” Hodges - Household

119 Princeton Binghampton, Shelby, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPFBPMBPOccupationIndEmp
Talmadge E HodgesheadMW31MTNTNTNSwitchmanRailroad
Zora HodgeswifeFW31MTNTNTN
Thedis HodgesdaughterFW6STNTNTN

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Sylvan Bernard Shrader - Household

2649 Yale Memphis, Shelby, Tn.

NameRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchEdBPResFarmOccupationIndustryVetWar
Sylvan B ShraderheadMW34MMSSteam EngineerDredge Baot
Thedis HodgeswifeFW26MTN