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Alda LaymanAge: 96 years18861982

Name
Alda Layman
Given names
Alda
Surname
Layman
Birth July 7, 1886 39 32
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
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/
Death of a fatherFrancis Marion Layman
November 17, 1919 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 43 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 motherMargaret Anna “Maggie” Green
April 18, 1943 (Age 56 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
Death of a brotherJoseph K Layman
December 15, 1947 (Age 61 years)
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
Death of a sisterHettie Boyd “Etta” Layman
February 1, 1960 (Age 73 years)
Cause: Heart Disease
Burial of a sisterHettie Boyd “Etta” Layman
February 3, 1960 (Age 73 years)
Cemetery: Laurel Oak Cemetery
Death of a sisterAda May Layman
February 7, 1973 (Age 86 years)
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 July 19, 1982 (Age 96 years)
Last change January 29, 201711:49:30

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: February 16, 1873Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
Joseph K Layman
Birth: 1879 31 24Grayson, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 15, 1947Grayson, Kentucky, United States
4 years
elder sister
Ada May Layman
Birth: May 21, 1883 36 29Grayson, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 7, 1973Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
3 years
herself
Alda Layman
Birth: July 7, 1886 39 32Grayson, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 19, 1982Hardin, Kentucky, United States

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