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Alda TomsAge: 77 years19041981

Name
Alda Toms
Given names
Alda
Surname
Toms
Married name
Alda Atkins
Birth January 15, 1904
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 11 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 12 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
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 13 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 25 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
Birth of a son
#1James Albert Atkins
May 9, 1933 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#2Robert McClellan Atkins
November 3, 1938 (Age 34 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 37 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
Death of a husbandClaude Alexander Atkins
September 19, 1950 (Age 46 years)
Cause: Colon Cancer
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 45 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 41 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 January 21, 1981 (Age 77 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Shiloh Baptist Cemetery
Last change November 19, 201812:10:06

by: Barry Shemwell
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Alda Toms
Birth: January 15, 1904Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 21, 1981Rutherfordton, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
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husband
Claude Alexander Atkins
Birth: October 11, 1902 34 26Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: September 19, 1950Sulphur Springs, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
herself
Alda Toms
Birth: January 15, 1904Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 21, 1981Rutherfordton, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
son
James Albert Atkins
Birth: May 9, 1933 30 29Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Death: July 29, 1995
daughter
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son
Robert McClellan Atkins
Birth: November 3, 1938 36 34Forest City, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 9, 1999Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

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