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Geneva EdwardsAge: 90 years19252016

Name
Geneva Edwards
Given names
Geneva
Surname
Edwards
Married name
Geneva Holmes
Birth November 7, 1925

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 3 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
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 16 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
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 24 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
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 20 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 husbandJesse Eugene Holmes
December 13, 2010 (Age 85 years)
Death January 22, 2016 (Age 90 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Benton Cemetery
Last change November 21, 201715:50:01

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Birth: February 15, 1925 27 25Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 13, 2010Metropolis, Massac, Illinois, United States
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