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Etta Valenta HolmesAge: 56 years18801937

Etta Valenta Holmes
Given names
Etta Valenta
Married name
Etta Valenta Breezeel
Birth November 11, 1880 40 41
MarriageWilliam Pinkney BreezeelView this family
calculated 1897 (Age 16 years)

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 -
Census June 18, 1900 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#1Guy R Breezeel
October 23, 1903 (Age 22 years)
Census April 29, 1910 (Age 29 years)
Death of a fatherRuben Holmes
January 29, 1914 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Irene Breezeel
October 25, 1916 (Age 35 years)
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 -
DivorceWilliam Pinkney BreezeelView this family
between 1917 and 1920 (Age 36 years)
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-
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 -
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth Hendrickson
May 13, 1919 (Age 38 years)
Census January 5, 1920 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Juanita Breezeel
June 24, 1923 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Rudy Virl Breezeel
November 4, 1924 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Novis Barton “Bob” Breezeel
May 1, 1929 (Age 48 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 -
Death May 3, 1937 (Age 56 years)
Cemetery: Holmes Cemetery
Last change August 26, 201610:30:54

by: Barry Shemwell
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Etta Valenta Holmes
Birth: November 11, 1880 40 41Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 3, 1937Marshall, Kentucky, United States
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Etta Valenta Holmes
Birth: November 11, 1880 40 41Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 3, 1937Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: calculated 1897
Divorce: between 1917 and 1920Marshall, Kentucky, United States
7 years
Guy R Breezeel
Birth: October 23, 1903 32 22Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 10, 1967Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
13 years
Irene Breezeel
Birth: October 25, 1916 45 35Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 28, 1992Marshall, Kentucky, United States
William Pinkney Breezeel + Etie Farmer - View this family
husband’s wife

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Pinkney Breezeel - Household

Oak Level, Benton, Marshall, Ky

Pink P BreezeelheadWMDec187029M3KYTNKYFarmer
Etta BreezeelwifeWFNov188019M300KYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Pinkney Breezeel - Household

Dist. 4 Marshall, Kentucky

William P BreezeelheadMW39M113KYKYKYFarmerGeneral farm
Etta BreezeelwifeFW28M11311KYKYKY
Guy R BreezeelsonMW6SKYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Etta Valenta Holmes - Household

Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Etta BreezeelheadFW38DKYKYKYManagerFarm
Guy BreezeelsonMW16MKYKYKYLaborerFarm
Irene BreezeeldaughterFW3SKYKYKY