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James Elvie CorleyAge: 62 years18951957

James Elvie Corley
Given names
James Elvie
Birth June 20, 1895
MarriageAnna Lou DriskillView this family

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 2 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 -
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 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 21 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 22 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Bobby Ray Corley
June 10, 1929 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 34 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 28, 1930 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#2Billy Leroy Corley
September 27, 1931 (Age 36 years)
Census May 3, 1940 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 46 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 54 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 50 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, 1957 (Age 62 years)
Last change May 13, 202014:18:01

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Anna Lou Driskill - View this family
James Elvie Corley
Birth: June 20, 1895Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 2, 1957Princeton, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States
Bobby Ray Corley
Birth: June 10, 1929 33 25White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 18, 1993Wenden, La Paz, Arizona, United States
2 years
Billy Leroy Corley
Birth: September 27, 1931 36 27White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 21, 1958Fort Riley, Riley, Kansas, United States
Frank Katzenmiller + Anna Lou Driskill - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: after 1940

No family available

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - James Elvie Corley - Household

White Plains and Nortons Rock Road 1930 Curtail, Hopkins, Kentucky

Corley, ElvieheadMW34M21Kentucky,KYKYTruck DriverSaw Mill
Corley, Anna LwifeFW26M17KYKYKY
Corley, KatherinedaughterFW13SKYKYKY
Corley, James EsonMW11SKYKYKY
Corley, William EsonMW5SKYKYKY
Corley, Bobby RsonMW11mSKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - James Elvie Corley - Household

Yavapai, Arizona

Corley, James EheadMW43MKYRYavapaiAZHard Rock MinerMining Ind.
Corley, Marie EXwife
Corley, James Eson
Corley, William Eson
?? , Troy Dstep son
Corley, Bobby RsonMW10SKYGreenville
Corley, Billy LsonMW8MKYGreenvilleKY
Corley, CletisbrotherPrincetonCaldwellKYHard Rock Miner