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Oleta Veigh LambethAge: 82 years19101993

Name
Oleta Veigh Lambeth
Given names
Oleta Veigh
Surname
Lambeth
Married name
Oleta Veigh Leonard
Birth November 4, 1910
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 5 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 6 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
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 7 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 18 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
MarriageWillie Vestal LeonardView this family
September 12, 1930 (Age 19 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 31 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 39 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
Death of a husbandWillie Vestal Leonard
February 10, 1969 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 35 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 February 23, 1993 (Age 82 years)
Last change May 5, 202002:23:05

by: Donna Osiek
Family with Willie Vestal Leonard - View this family
husband
Willie Vestal Leonard
Birth: November 26, 1908 38 30Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 10, 1969Thomasville, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
herself
Oleta Veigh Lambeth
Birth: November 4, 1910Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 23, 1993High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: September 12, 1930Danville, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

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