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Julius LaFayette “Fate” VaughnAge: 81 years18781959

Name
Julius LaFayette “Fate” Vaughn
Given names
Julius LaFayette
Surname
Vaughn
Nickname
Fate
Birth March 8, 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
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
Birth of a daughter
#1Margaret Elizabeth Vaughn
February 14, 1904 (Age 25 years)

Death of a daughterMargaret Elizabeth Vaughn
February 26, 1904 (Age 25 years)

Birth of a son
#2Allen Wilson Vaughn
May 20, 1915 (Age 37 years)

Death of a sonAllen Wilson Vaughn
May 26, 1915 (Age 37 years)

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
Birth of a daughter
#3Nina Jewell “Mary” Vaughn
January 7, 1917 (Age 38 years)
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
Marriage of a childMarion Joel TinsleyNina Jewell “Mary” VaughnView this family
April 15, 1934 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Audrey Elizabeth Tinsley
October 29, 1935 (Age 57 years)
Death of a wifeRebecca Mae Gardner
November 24, 1937 (Age 59 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
Marriage of a childJames Moore Black Sr.Nina Jewell “Mary” VaughnView this family
December 1, 1948 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 71 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 67 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 July 19, 1959 (Age 81 years)
Burial July 22, 1959 (3 days after death)
Cemetery: Elmwood Cemetery
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