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John Mitchell GunnAge: 60 years19071968

John Mitchell Gunn
Given names
John Mitchell
Birth October 4, 1907 39 35
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 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 9 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 10 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 21 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a son
#1Carl Jackson “Jackie” Gunn
February 5, 1931 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Eula Agnes Gunn
November 29, 1932 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3James Mitchell Gunn
December 4, 1934 (Age 27 years)
Death of a daughterEula Agnes Gunn
May 29, 1936 (Age 28 years)
Burial of a daughterEula Agnes Gunn
after May 29, 1936 (Age 28 years)
Cemetery: Miller Cemetery
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sonCarl Jackson “Jackie” Gunn
August 13, 1943 (Age 35 years)
Burial of a sonCarl Jackson “Jackie” Gunn
after August 13, 1943 (Age 35 years)
Cemetery: Miller Cemetery
Birth of a son
#4David Ward Gunn
June 13, 1944 (Age 36 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 34 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 -
Death of a motherIda Mae Blythe
December 21, 1948 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherAndrew Jackson Gunn
March 7, 1949 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 42 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 38 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 June 3, 1968 (Age 60 years)
Burial after June 3, 1968
Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery
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Andrew Jackson Gunn
Birth: February 22, 1868 24 23Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 7, 1949Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Ida Mae Blythe
Birth: April 20, 1872Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 21, 1948Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
Carl D Gunn
Birth: August 9, 1901 33 29Kentucky, United States
Death: January 20, 1969Wayne, West Virginia, United States
6 years
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Carl Jackson “Jackie” Gunn
Birth: February 5, 1931 23 22Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 13, 1943Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
22 months
Eula Agnes Gunn
Birth: November 29, 1932 25 24Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 29, 1936Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
James Mitchell Gunn
Birth: December 4, 1934 27 26Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 7, 2011Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
David Ward Gunn
Birth: June 13, 1944 36 35Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 31, 2006Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

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