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Alice Ida Deeson1895

Alice Ida Deeson
Given names
Alice Ida
Married name
Alice Ida Berryhill
Married name
Alice Ida Burt
Birth November 22, 1895 23 20
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 2 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 -
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Deeson
August 14, 1899 (Age 3 years)
Census June 2, 1900 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterLouise Deeson
April 5, 1905 (Age 9 years)
Death of a motherBessie E Ellis
April 21, 1909 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 21 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 22 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 -
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Thaddeus Ellis
October 16, 1919 (Age 23 years)
Cause: hemiplegia
Census January 6, 1920 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 33 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherHardiman Francis Deeson
January 6, 1937 (Age 41 years)
Census April 12, 1940 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 46 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 54 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 husbandErnest Johnson Berryhill
October 9, 1961 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 50 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 sisterElizabeth Deeson
May 28, 1980 (Age 84 years)
Death of a sisterLouise Deeson
March 20, 1996 (Age 100 years)

Last change December 22, 201712:39:40

by: Barry Shemwell
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Bessie E Ellis
Birth: December 1874 23 21Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 21, 1909Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger sister
Elizabeth Deeson
Birth: August 14, 1899 27 24Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 28, 1980Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
6 years
younger sister
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Ernest Johnson Berryhill
Birth: August 24, 1888Tennessee, United States
Death: October 9, 1961Shelby, Tennessee, United States
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