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Joseph Darrell DriskillAge: 72 years19241997

Name
Joseph Darrell Driskill
Given names
Joseph Darrell
Surname
Driskill
Also known as
Joseph Darrell Bennewitz
Birth February 28, 1924 21 24
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 5 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
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 6 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Adolph Bennewitz
August 7, 1937 (Age 13 years)
Census April 26, 1940 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 17 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherSylvester Merryman Driskill
August 8, 1946 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna Belle “Annie” Mohon
December 18, 1952 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 25 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 21 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 of a motherMildred Floel Driskill
December 27, 1977 (Age 53 years)
Death January 27, 1997 (Age 72 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Cave Hill Cemetery
Last change September 27, 202016:44:51

by: Barry Shemwell
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mother
Mildred Floel Driskill
Birth: December 3, 1899 33 24Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 27, 1977Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
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Joseph Darrell Driskill
Birth: February 28, 1924 21 24Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 27, 1997Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
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Joseph Darrell Driskill
Birth: February 28, 1924 21 24Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 27, 1997Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
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Joseph Darrell Driskill has 2 first cousins recorded

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Sylvester Merryman Driskill - Household

North Main Street Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Driskill, SylvesterheadMW64M29KYKYKYSalesmanFlour mill
Driskill, AnnawifeFW54M20KYKYKY
Benewitz, FloellsdaughterFW30Wd22KYKYKYBook keeperRetail ? Store
Driskill, BennettsonMW27M26KYKYKYCarpenterGeneral Work
Driskill, Maydaughter in lawFW22M21KYKYKY
Driskill, Georgeelder brotherMW70SKYKYKYCarpenterHouse Building
Driskill, Johnelder brotherMW68Wd48KYKYKYCarpenterGeneral Work
Benewitz, JoegrandsonMW6SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Sylvester Merryman Driskill - Household

Wilson Street Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Driskill, SylvesterheadMW73MKYSame House
Driskill, AnniewifeFW65MKYSame House
Bennewitz, FloelldaughterFW40DKYSame HouseOwner ManagerLadies Ready to Wear
Bennewitz, JoegrandsonMW16SKYSame House
Driskill, Georgeelder brotherMW80SKYSame HouseLaborerWholesale Grocery