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Joseph Thomas O'BrienAge: 86 years19142000

Name
Joseph Thomas O'Brien
Given names
Joseph Thomas
Surname
O'Brien
Birth May 17, 1914 42 31
MarriageLucile SubraView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 months)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a brotherStanley Jack O'Brien
September 1, 1918 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 2 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 3 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/
Census January 8, 1920 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 15 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 4, 1930 (Age 15 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherKate Mushet
February 20, 1932 (Age 17 years)
Census May 21, 1940 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 27 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 35 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 fatherEmile John O'Brien Jr.
July 3, 1962 (Age 48 years)
Death of a motherLillian Thomas
May 31, 1964 (Age 50 years)
Death of a half-brotherGeorge Edwin Wycoff
March 4, 1966 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 31 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 wifeLucile Subra
November 28, 1998 (Age 84 years)
Death August 13, 2000 (Age 86 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Greenoaks Memorial Park
Last change May 4, 202110:14:08

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: about 1912
2 years
himself
Joseph Thomas O'Brien
Birth: May 17, 1914 42 31Louisiana, United States
Death: August 13, 2000Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
4 years
younger brother
Stanley Jack O'Brien
Birth: September 1, 1918 46 35Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Death: January 27, 2004Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Mother’s family with George E Wycoff - View this family
step-father
George E Wycoff
Birth: July 12, 1877Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States
Death: February 19, 1910Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
mother
Marriage:
half-brother
George Edwin Wycoff
Birth: September 27, 1903 26 20Alabama, United States
Death: March 4, 1966Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Family with Lucile Subra - View this family
himself
Joseph Thomas O'Brien
Birth: May 17, 1914 42 31Louisiana, United States
Death: August 13, 2000Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
wife
Marriage:
daughter
daughter
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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Emile John O'Brien Jr. - Household

Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
O'Brien, Emile JrheadMW48MLALALAcashierbox factory
O'Brien, LillianwifeFW38MALALLAteacherschool for deaf
O'Brien, Joseph sonMW5MLALAAL
O'Brien, Stanley JsonMW1 year 4 monthsMLALAAL
Wycoff, George Fstep sonMW16SALIAAL

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Emile John O'Brien Jr. - Household

319 St Maximillian Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
O'Brien, Emile JheadMW57MLALAKYBook keeperPower plant
O'Brien, LillianwifeFW46MALALLATeacherPublic School
O'Brien, Joseph TsonMW15MLALAAL
O'Brien, Stanley JsonMW11MLALAAL
Wycoff, George EstepsonMW26SALIAALBook keeperPower plant
Spencer,. Walter IroomerMW22SLAMSLATeacherPublic School

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Thomas O'Brien - Household

1990 Locust Dt. Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
O'Brien, Joseph TheadMW26MLAProcess EngineerOil Refinery
O'Brien, LucileXwifeFW29MLA