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George Wiley PollardAge: 84 years18821966

George Wiley Pollard
Given names
George Wiley
Birth January 6, 1882
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 16 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 -
MarriageOllie SlaughterView this family
September 13, 1911 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Margaret Rebecca Pollard
December 4, 1912 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#2Raymond LeRoy Pollard
December 25, 1914 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 33 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 34 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 35 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 -
Census January 10, 1920 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 47 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 59 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Emily F Pollard
December 1, 1946 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 67 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 63 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 October 2, 1966 (Age 84 years)
Cemetery: McMillan Cemetery
Last change November 29, 201810:19:04

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Ollie Slaughter - View this family
Marriage: September 13, 1911Houston, Tennessee, United States
15 months
Margaret Rebecca Pollard
Birth: December 4, 1912 30 28Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 4, 1988Houston, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Raymond LeRoy Pollard
Birth: December 25, 1914 32 30Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 12, 1989Alamo, Crockett, Tennessee, United States

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - George Wiley Pollard - Household

Walnut Street Houston, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Pollard, George WheadMW38MTNTNTNBlacksmithWagon Shop
Pollard, OlliewifeFW35MTNTNTN
Pollard, MargueritedaughterFW7STNTNTN
Pollard, RaymondsonMW5STNTNTN