The Shemwell Family

Sarah J “Sallie” KnottAge: 87 years18871975

Name
Sarah J “Sallie” Knott
Given names
Sarah J
Surname
Knott
Married name
Sarah J Ralls
Nickname
Sallie
Birth November 11, 1887
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 10 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 28 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
MarriageFranklin Warren RallsView this family
December 9, 1917 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 29 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 30 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 41 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 18, 1930 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 54 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 husbandFranklin Warren Ralls
June 19, 1952 (Age 64 years)
Burial of a husbandFranklin Warren Ralls
June 21, 1952 (Age 64 years)
Cemetery: Ralls Cemetery
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 62 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 58 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 January 9, 1975 (Age 87 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Hillcrest Cemetery
Last change August 25, 201912:51:31

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Franklin Warren Ralls - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: December 9, 1917Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Franklin Warren Ralls + Marcilla Fitzhugh - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: December 27, 1908Stewart, Tennessee, United States
9 months
step-daughter
Ruby May Ralls
Birth: September 30, 1909 36 24Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 15, 1911
22 months
step-son

No family available

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Franklin Warren Ralls - Household

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NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Frank W RallsheadMW56M44TNTNTNFarmerRented Land
Sarah G RallswifeFW42M30TNKYKY