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Helen Green1896

Helen Green
Given names
Married name
Helen Edwards
Birth December 24, 1896 22 20
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 15 months)
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 -
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a daughter
#1Myrtle Edwards
January 21, 1918 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 20 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 21 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Dorothy Edwards
January 29, 1924 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 32 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 21, 1930 (Age 33 years)
Census April 11, 1940 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Charles Edward Hand
August 18, 1941 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 44 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 -
Death of a husbandByron Edwards
February 4, 1947 (Age 50 years)
Death of a fatherDavid Leland Green
January 2, 1949 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 53 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 -
Death of a motherKatherine Bomboy
November 18, 1965 (Age 68 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 49 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. -
Death of a daughterMyrtle Edwards
November 21, 1987 (Age 90 years)
Death of a grandsonCharles Edward Hand
January 2, 2003 (Age 106 years)
Death of a daughterDorothy Edwards
June 25, 2005 (Age 108 years)


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by: Barry Shemwell
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David Leland Green
Birth: April 28, 1874Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: January 2, 1949Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Katherine Bomboy
Birth: March 1876Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: November 18, 1965Ironton, Iron, Missouri, United States
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Byron Edwards
Birth: May 8, 1890 26 20Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: February 4, 1947St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States
Myrtle Edwards
Birth: January 21, 1918 27 21Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: November 21, 1987St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States
6 years
Dorothy Edwards
Birth: January 29, 1924 33 27Higginsville, Lafayette, Missouri, United States
Death: June 25, 2005

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Byron Edwards - Household

Lafayette, Dover, Missouri

Edwards, ByronheadMW39M26MOMOMOAsst. SuperintendentInstitution
Green, HelenwifeFW33M19MOMOMO
Edwards, MyrtledaughterFW12SMOMOMO
Edwards, DorothydaughterFW6SMOMOMO