The Shemwell Family

Virgil Corbett MilesAge: 24 years19111935

Name
Virgil Corbett Miles
Given names
Virgil Corbett
Surname
Miles
Birth May 27, 1911 49 30
Birth of a brotherJoseph Clarence Miles
June 23, 1913 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Ethel Miles
November 2, 1915 (Age 4 years)
Death of a sisterMary Ethel Miles
May 11, 1916 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a maternal grandmotherZerutus Doretta Morris
June 13, 1917 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterInfant Miles
October 27, 1917 (Age 6 years)
Death of a sisterInfant Miles
October 27, 1917 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 5 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 6 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 motherGenevieve Lee “Jennie” Stagner
January 5, 1919 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 18 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Knox Polk Stagner
July 7, 1935 (Age 24 years)
Death September 5, 1935 (Age 24 years)
Last change April 6, 201601:24:35

by: Brian Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: May 29, 1904Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
Grady Wilson Miles
Birth: August 19, 1906 44 25Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: about 1960Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
1 year
elder brother
14 months
elder brother
Perry Leslie Miles
Birth: October 9, 1908 46 27Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 24, 1956Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
3 years
himself
Virgil Corbett Miles
Birth: May 27, 1911 49 30Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 5, 1935Henry, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
Joseph Clarence Miles
Birth: June 23, 1913 51 32Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 7, 1980Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Mary Ethel Miles
Birth: November 2, 1915 53 34Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 11, 1916Henry, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Infant Miles
Birth: October 27, 1917 55 36Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 27, 1917Henry, Tennessee, United States

Virgil Corbett Miles has 40 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (40)

Parents Lonel Desmond Hargis + Mary Addie Stagner
1Arthur Hargis18861900
2James Roy Hargis18891971
Parents Joseph Clemons Ross + Maniza Jane Stagner
2Maggie Payton Ross18961918
3Sallie May Ross18981983
4Lela Vivian Ross19001933
5Joseph Samuel Ross19011987
6Edgar Free Ross19041925
7Frank Glen Ross19061992
8Reuben Gray Ross19101990
Parents William Neal Stimpson + Clementine Stagner
3Ida Irene Stimpson18981992
5Samuel Stimpson19031965
7Ruth Fay Stimpson19091993
8Joe Stimpson19111974
9Louie Stimpson19131972
Parents Ira Louis Ellis + Lucy Evelyn Stagner
1Reva E Ellis19071996
3Verna Aline Ellis19161996
5William H Ellis19211963
Parents James Henry Walker + Florence Lillie Stagner
4Marvin E Walker19212009
Parents John Douglas “Johnnie” Shemwell + Gracy Pearl Stagner
Parents Isaac Brandon Stagner + Annie Lee Stimson
1Morris Stagner19182001
2Gordon Stagner19211921