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Mamie Evelyn GantAge: 76 years19121988

Name
Mamie Evelyn Gant
Given names
Mamie Evelyn
Surname
Gant
Married name
Mamie Evelyn Hester
Birth March 18, 1912
MarriageMayon Howell HesterView this family
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Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 4 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
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 5 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/
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 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
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 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
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 37 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
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 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 husbandMayon Howell Hester
December 14, 1983 (Age 71 years)
Death August 30, 1988 (Age 76 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
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Mamie Evelyn Gant
Birth: March 18, 1912Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 30, 1988Todd, Kentucky, United States
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Mayon Howell Hester
Birth: October 6, 1913 42 31Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 14, 1983Todd, Kentucky, United States
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Mamie Evelyn Gant
Birth: March 18, 1912Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 30, 1988Todd, Kentucky, United States
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