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Hobart TabbAge: 91 years18961988

Hobart Tabb
Given names
Birth September 5, 1896 24 21
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 months)
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 sisterNoba Tabb
January 29, 1899 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherPresley M Thornsberry
December 19, 1899 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterAnna L Tabb
July 29, 1906 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJacob S “Bud” Tabb
October 8, 1906 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Ann Hester
March 26, 1914 (Age 17 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 20 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 21 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 -
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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 fatherJames W Tabb
April 5, 1939 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherAugusta Ellen Thornsberry
August 1, 1939 (Age 42 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 45 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 53 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 sisterNoba Tabb
November 7, 1975 (Age 79 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 49 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 January 7, 1988 (Age 91 years)
Last change August 12, 201913:36:28

by: Barry Shemwell
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Augusta Ellen Thornsberry
Birth: July 8, 1875 30 35Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 1, 1939Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Hobart Tabb
Birth: September 5, 1896 24 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 7, 1988Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Noba Tabb
Birth: January 29, 1899 26 23Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 7, 1975Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
8 years
younger sister
Anna L Tabb
Birth: July 29, 1906 34 31Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 16, 1989Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
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Hobart Tabb
Birth: September 5, 1896 24 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 7, 1988Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States

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