The Shemwell Family

Marietta EllisAge: 32 years19021935

Name
Marietta Ellis
Given names
Marietta
Surname
Ellis
Married name
Marietta Holcomb
Birth October 3, 1902 51 27
Death of a half-brotherJohn T Ellis Jr.
December 8, 1904 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterThelma Ellis
estimated 1909 (Age 6 years)
Death of a half-sisterBessie E Ellis
April 21, 1909 (Age 6 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherRobert L Ellis
August 17, 1915 (Age 12 years)
Death of a brotherRobert L Ellis
December 27, 1915 (Age 13 years)
Address: 1161 Peabody Ave
Cause: Congenitial heart disease
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 13 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 14 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 15 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 fatherJohn Thaddeus Ellis
October 16, 1919 (Age 17 years)
Census January 2, 1920 (Age 17 years)
Death of a motherLucy Justice
January 22, 1926 (Age 23 years)
Death of a half-brotherNewton B Ellis
April 6, 1928 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 26 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 14, 1930 (Age 27 years)
Death February 11, 1935 (Age 32 years)
Cause of death: suicide - carbolic acid poisoning
Burial
Cemetery: Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown
Last change April 2, 201612:58:45

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Lucy Justice
Birth: September 12, 1875Tennessee, United States
Death: January 22, 1926Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: July 8, 1900Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
herself
Marietta Ellis
Birth: October 3, 1902 51 27Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 11, 1935Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
7 years
younger sister
Thelma Ellis
Birth: estimated 1909 57 33Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death:
7 years
younger brother
Robert L Ellis
Birth: August 17, 1915 64 39Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 27, 1915Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Ida C Crenshaw - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: November 13, 1872Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
half-sister
Bessie E Ellis
Birth: December 1874 23 21Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 21, 1909Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
22 months
half-brother
John Florian Ellis
Birth: September 16, 1876 25 23Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 25, 1883Shelby, Tennessee, United States
20 months
half-brother
William Everett Ellis
Birth: May 20, 1878 27 25Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 3, 1880Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
18 months
half-brother
Newton B Ellis
Birth: November 14, 1879 28 26Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 6, 1928Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
3 years
half-sister
Ida Inez Ellis
Birth: November 15, 1882 31 29Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 19, 1883Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
half-brother
John T Ellis Jr.
Birth: January 1885 33 31Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 8, 1904Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
half-sister
Grace Louise Ellis
Birth: May 1887 36 34Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death:
Father’s family with Grace M Crenshaw - View this family
father
step-mother
Grace M Crenshaw
Birth: 1851 23 18Tennessee, United States
Death: September 4, 1898Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: October 19, 1892Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Family with Chester Lee Holcomb - View this family
husband
Chester Lee Holcomb
Birth: February 25, 1898Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 30, 1946Bellevue, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
herself
Marietta Ellis
Birth: October 3, 1902 51 27Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 11, 1935Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
son
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private
Chester Lee Holcomb + Lessie Corinnah Burrow - View this family
husband
Chester Lee Holcomb
Birth: February 25, 1898Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 30, 1946Bellevue, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
husband’s wife
Lessie Corinnah Burrow
Birth: June 4, 1901Tennessee, United States
Death: July 26, 1985Huntington Beach, Orange, California, United States
step-daughter
Private

Marietta Ellis has 3 first cousins recorded