The Shemwell Family

Irene Nichols1901

Name
Irene Nichols
Given names
Irene
Surname
Nichols
Birth 1901 20 20
Birth of a sisterLola Nichols
estimated 1906 (Age 5 years)
Associate: Lulu M Nichols
Birth of a sisterLulu M Nichols
estimated 1906 (Age 5 years)
Associate: Lola Nichols
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 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 16 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 17 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 19 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 28 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 40 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 fatherAbner Leroy “Roy” Nichols
1945 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 49 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 45 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 of a motherJosephine H
December 31, 1976 (Age 75 years)
Deathunknown

Last change January 15, 201614:15:06

by: Barry Shemwell
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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