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Arvadale Ruth LyonAge: 83 years19161999

Name
Arvadale Ruth Lyon
Given names
Arvadale Ruth
Surname
Lyon
Married name
Arvadale Ruth Finley
Birth December 13, 1916
MarriageHarry Ernest FinleyView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 19 days)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 12 months)

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/
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 12 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
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 24 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 33 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 29 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 husbandHarry Ernest Finley
September 13, 1995 (Age 78 years)
Death December 30, 1999 (Age 83 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Roseland Park Cemetery
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Arvadale Ruth Lyon
Birth: December 13, 1916Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Death: December 30, 1999Romeo, Macomb, Michigan, United States
Family with Harry Ernest Finley - View this family
husband
Harry Ernest Finley
Birth: April 5, 1913 21 21Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 13, 1995Clinton, Macomb, Michigan, United States
herself
Arvadale Ruth Lyon
Birth: December 13, 1916Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Death: December 30, 1999Romeo, Macomb, Michigan, United States
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