The Shemwell Family

Mary Williams1871

Name
Mary Williams
Given names
Mary
Surname
Williams
Birth estimated 1871 43 33
Death of a maternal grandmotherMargaret Adelaide Patton
after 1870

Death of a motherMary Jeanette Cooper
between 1871 and 1880
Note: Best guess -b
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 7 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 27 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
Death of a fatherLazarus M “Ladd” Williams
August 23, 1910 (Age 39 years)
Cause: Cancer of the face & old age.
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 45 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 46 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 47 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 sisterMargie Cooper Williams
March 28, 1924 (Age 53 years)
Address: Nolensville Rd.
Burial of a sisterMargie Cooper Williams
March 30, 1924 (Age 53 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death of a brotherGeorge Patton Williams
February 3, 1925 (Age 54 years)
Address: 2469 Harvard
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 58 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 70 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 brotherZebedee Williams
October 2, 1947 (Age 76 years)
Cause: Lobar pneumonia
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 79 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 75 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
Deathunknown

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father
mother
Marriage: July 19, 1858Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
-2 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
Margie Cooper Williams
Birth: September 28, 1860 33 22Tennessee, United States
Death: March 28, 1924Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder brother
Zebedee Williams
Birth: June 1863 35 25Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 2, 1947Western State Hospital, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States
19 months
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
5 years
herself
Mary Williams
Birth: estimated 1871 43 33Tennessee, United States
Death:

Mary Williams has 10 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Lazarus M. Williams - Household

18 th. Dist. Davidson, Tn.

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Lazarus M. WilliamsWM49headM-Day LaborerTNVAVA
Mary WilliamsWF9daughterS-TNTNTN
Martha WilliamsWF72elder sisterS-VAVAVA
Mary WilliamsWF71elder sisterS-VAVAVA