The Shemwell Family

Abner Leroy “Roy” NicholsAge: 64 years18811945

Name
Abner Leroy “Roy” Nichols
Given names
Abner Leroy
Surname
Nichols
Nickname
Roy
Birth estimated 1881
MarriageJosephine H View this family
unknown

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 17 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 daughter
#1Irene Nichols
1901 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Lola Nichols
estimated 1906 (Age 25 years)
Associate: Lulu M Nichols
Birth of a daughter
#3Lulu M Nichols
estimated 1906 (Age 25 years)
Associate: Lola Nichols
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 35 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 36 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 37 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/
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Glenna R Shemwell
December 3, 1921 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 48 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 1, 1930 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 60 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 1945 (Age 64 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
Last change January 15, 201614:05:59

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Josephine H - View this family
himself
wife
Josephine H
Birth: November 15, 1880Nebraska, United States
Death: December 31, 1976Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Marriage:
daughter
6 years
daughter
1 year
daughter

No family available

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Abner Leroy Nichols - Household

Colorado Springs, El Paso, Co

NameRelationTenSexRaceAgeMCYOIN/AYONEduBPFBPMBPNLEng?OccupationIndustryEmploy
Roy NicholsheadMW39SKSPNPNLaborFarm
Josephine NicholswifeFW39SNEDENDEN
Irene NicholsdaughterFW19SKSKSNEStenographerInsurance Co.
Lola NicholsdaughterFW14SKSKSNE
Lulu NicholsdaughterFW14SKSKSNE

Notes: S. Weber