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Alta AcuffAge: 90 years19222013

Name
Alta Acuff
Given names
Alta
Surname
Acuff
Married name
Alta Valentine
Birth July 17, 1922 24 23
Birth of a sisterPereda Fay Acuff
December 9, 1928 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 7 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
Census April 17, 1930 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherBillie Joe “Bill” Acuff
June 26, 1931 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterMinnie Clyde Acuff
August 11, 1933 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterOllie Acuff
July 26, 1935 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterJessie Acuff
April 30, 1937 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterUhldean Acuff
October 10, 1938 (Age 16 years)
Census May 14, 1940 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#1Harry Edward Valentine Jr.
April 11, 1942 (Age 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary “Mollie” Hendrickson
January 10, 1943 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 19 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 27 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 paternal grandfatherJoseph Clyde “Joe” Acuff
February 20, 1955 (Age 32 years)
Death of a motherGrace “Gracie” Carnes
March 5, 1973 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 23 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 fatherThomas Floyd Acuff
April 12, 1977 (Age 54 years)
Death of a sisterUhldean Acuff
January 27, 1992 (Age 69 years)
Death of a husbandHarry Edward Valentine
August 15, 2001 (Age 79 years)
Death of a brotherBillie Joe “Bill” Acuff
February 11, 2009 (Age 86 years)
Death of a sisterOllie Acuff
October 8, 2010 (Age 88 years)
Death of a sisterJessie Acuff
January 30, 2011 (Age 88 years)
Death of a sonHarry Edward Valentine Jr.
April 19, 2012 (Age 89 years)
Death May 21, 2013 (Age 90 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens
Last change September 27, 202015:55:41

by: Barry Shemwell
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Alta Acuff
Birth: July 17, 1922 24 23Bell, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 21, 2013Howard, Maryland, United States
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brother
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younger sister
Pereda Fay Acuff
Birth: December 9, 1928 30 29Fourmile, Bell, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 29, 2015Pineville, Bell, Kentucky, United States
sister
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younger brother
Billie Joe “Bill” Acuff
Birth: June 26, 1931 33 32Fourmile, Bell, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 11, 2009Callahan, Nassau, Florida, United States
2 years
younger sister
Minnie Clyde Acuff
Birth: August 11, 1933 35 34Fourmile, Bell, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 26, 2017Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
23 months
younger sister
Ollie Acuff
Birth: July 26, 1935 37 36Fourmile, Bell, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 8, 2010Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
21 months
younger sister
Jessie Acuff
Birth: April 30, 1937 39 38Bell, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 30, 2011Corbin, Knox, Kentucky, United States
17 months
younger sister
Uhldean Acuff
Birth: October 10, 1938 40 39Fourmile, Bell, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 27, 1992Knox, Kentucky, United States
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husband
Harry Edward Valentine
Birth: May 15, 1921Arjay, Bell, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 15, 2001Ellicott City, Howard, Maryland, United States
herself
Alta Acuff
Birth: July 17, 1922 24 23Bell, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 21, 2013Howard, Maryland, United States
son
Harry Edward Valentine Jr.
Birth: April 11, 1942 20 19Ellicott City, Howard, Maryland, United States
Death: April 19, 2012Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
daughter
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Alta Acuff has 4 first cousins recorded

Father's family (4)

Parents Walter C Corey + Fannie Elizabeth Acuff
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Parents John T McDonald + Cecille A Acuff
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