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Mary Elizabeth WilkersonAge: 83 years19182002

Name
Mary Elizabeth Wilkerson
Given names
Mary Elizabeth
Surname
Wilkerson
Married name
Mary Elizabeth Polk
Birth August 13, 1918 32 29
Death of a motherFrancis Nora “Fannie” Moore
October 19, 1918 (Age 2 months)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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

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 maternal grandfatherDaniel Fletcher Moore
September 11, 1920 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 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
MarriageIra Jerome PolkView this family
March 9, 1940 (Age 21 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 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 paternal grandmotherJudith Elizabeth “Julia” Gossett
March 8, 1949 (Age 30 years)
Death of a fatherDaniel Webster Wilkerson
August 29, 1953 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 31 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 27 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 husbandIra Jerome Polk
March 20, 1992 (Age 73 years)
Death June 1, 2002 (Age 83 years)
Last change January 16, 201610:01:44

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: June 14, 1914
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Mary Elizabeth Wilkerson
Birth: August 13, 1918 32 29Corning, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 1, 2002Big Pine, Inyo, California, United States
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Mary Elizabeth Wilkerson
Birth: August 13, 1918 32 29Corning, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 1, 2002Big Pine, Inyo, California, United States
Marriage: March 9, 1940

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