The Shemwell Family

Virgie Mae NotgrassAge: 76 years18861963

Name
Virgie Mae Notgrass
Given names
Virgie Mae
Surname
Notgrass
Married name
Virgie Mae Grigg
Married name
Virgie Mae Griggs
Birth November 29, 1886 16 26
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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
Death of a paternal grandmotherJudith Victoria Knight
July 16, 1905 (Age 18 years)
MarriageTolbert Lipscomb GriggsView this family
July 3, 1907 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Virginia Mae Griggs
August 19, 1909 (Age 22 years)
Census April 23, 1910 (Age 23 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherLazarus M “Ladd” Williams
August 23, 1910 (Age 23 years)
Cause: Cancer of the face & old age.
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 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 30 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 31 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 7, 1920 (Age 33 years)
Death of a motherMargie Cooper Williams
March 28, 1924 (Age 37 years)
Address: Nolensville Rd.
Death of a fatherArchibald McMillan “Archie” Notgrass
May 15, 1929 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 42 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Margie Ann Newman
August 6, 1933 (Age 46 years)
Census May 28, 1940 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 63 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 59 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 10, 1963 (Age 76 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Mount Olivet Cemetery
Last change September 4, 201712:04:14

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Archibald McMillan “Archie” Notgrass
Birth: March 8, 1870 36 33Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 15, 1929Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
mother
Margie Cooper Williams
Birth: September 28, 1860 33 22Tennessee, United States
Death: March 28, 1924Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: December 21, 1885Davidson, Tennessee, United States
11 months
herself
Virgie Mae Notgrass
Birth: November 29, 1886 16 26Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 10, 1963Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Family with Tolbert Lipscomb Griggs - View this family
husband
Tolbert Lipscomb Griggs
Birth: November 6, 1878Tennessee, United States
Death: November 1972Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
herself
Virgie Mae Notgrass
Birth: November 29, 1886 16 26Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 10, 1963Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: July 3, 1907Davidson, Tennessee, United States
2 years
daughter
Virginia Mae Griggs
Birth: August 19, 1909 30 22Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 8, 2003Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, United States

Virgie Mae Notgrass has 4 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Tolbert L Griggs - Household

910 Woodland Street Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHLCHBBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Griggs, Tolbert LheadMW23M2TNTNTNSalesmanRetail furniture
Notgrass, Virgie MwifeFW22M211TNTNTN
Griggs, Virginia MdaughterFW7mSTNTNTN
Griggs, Bessieyounger sisterFW29WdTNTNTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Tolbert L Griggs - Household

2624 Caldwell Ave Waverly, Davidson, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Griggs, Tolbert LheadMW41MTNTNTNCollectorFurniture
Notgrass, Virgie MaywifeFW33MTNTNTN
Griggs, Virginia MaydaughterFW10STNTNTN