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Jesse L AtwoodAge: 54 years18771931

Name
Jesse L Atwood
Given names
Jesse L
Surname
Atwood
Birth August 31, 1877 25 19
Birth of a sisterNettie Leray Atwood Atwood
December 22, 1878 (Age 15 months)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 4 months)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a sisterLillie Dale Atwood
September 8, 1880 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherFelix F Atwood
June 12, 1886 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterBettie Atwood
September 4, 1890 (Age 13 years)
Death of a sisterBettie Atwood
March 11, 1893 (Age 15 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Theobald
March 20, 1896 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMaria E “Mary” Leister
June 2, 1897 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 38 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 39 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 40 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 52 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
Death September 29, 1931 (Age 54 years)
Burial
Cemetery: East End Cemetery
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Jesse L Atwood
Birth: August 31, 1877 25 19Canton, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 29, 1931Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
16 months
younger sister
Nettie Leray Atwood Atwood
Birth: December 22, 1878 26 21Canton, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1965Trigg, Kentucky, United States
21 months
younger sister
Lillie Dale Atwood
Birth: September 8, 1880 28 22Kentucky, United States
Death: July 12, 1974Kentucky, United States
6 years
younger brother
Felix F Atwood
Birth: June 12, 1886 34 28Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 3, 1945Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Bettie Atwood
Birth: September 4, 1890 38 32Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 11, 1893Trigg, Kentucky, United States

Jesse L Atwood has 2 first cousins recorded