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Alta Olene Slaughter1909

Alta Olene Slaughter
Given names
Alta Olene
Birth September 30, 1909 17
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 6 months)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 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 7 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 8 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 20 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary J Groves
June 26, 1934 (Age 24 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherBenjamin Franklin Carneal
September 6, 1937 (Age 27 years)

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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 40 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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. -

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Alta Olene Slaughter
Birth: September 30, 1909 17Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States

Alta Olene Slaughter has 13 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (13)

Parents Marion Oscar Hopkins + Fannie Carneal
1Thomas F Hopkins19071948
2Dovie C Hopkins19071928
4Susan M Hopkins19111973
Parents Benjamin Franklin Carneal + Ruth Eliza Long
Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Benjamin Franklin Carneal - Household

Clifty, Todd, Kentucky, United States

Carneal, Benjamin FheadMW58M27KYKYKYfarmer
Carneal, Mary JwifeFW50M2799KYKYKY
Carneal, ElladaughterFW18SKYKYKY
Carneal, Josie MsonMW13SKYKYKY
Carneal, Benjamin FsonMW9SKYKYKY
Carneal, Annie BdaughterFW8SKYKYKY
Slaughterl, SusandaughterFW18W11KYKYKY
Slaughter, Alta Ogrand daughterFW1SKYKYKY