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Nita Belle GillespieAge: 66 years18781945

Name
Nita Belle Gillespie
Given names
Nita Belle
Surname
Gillespie
Married name
Nita Belle Barnett
Birth July 9, 1878
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageJohn Aleck BarnettView this family
October 22, 1897 (Age 19 years)
Text:
Name: John A Barnett Sex: Male Spouse's Name: Nita B Gillespie Spouse's Sex: Female Marriage Place: Fulton, Indiana Marriage License Date: 22 Oct 1897 Marriage License Place: Fulton, Indiana, United States Event Type: Marriage License Page: 146 Number of Images: 1
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 19 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 37 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 38 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 39 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 51 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
Obituary
Nita Bell Barnett Obituary
August 27, 1945 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 63 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 1945 (Age 66 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Barnett Cemetery
Last change July 27, 202214:54:05

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with John Aleck Barnett - View this family
husband
John Aleck Barnett
Birth: July 16, 1874 36 32Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: March 2, 1950Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, United States
herself
Nita Belle Gillespie
Birth: July 9, 1878Kosciusko, Indiana, United States
Death: 1945Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Marriage: October 22, 1897Fulton, Indiana, United States

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