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Ola Nettie BowenAge: 89 years19051995

Name
Ola Nettie Bowen
Given names
Ola Nettie
Surname
Bowen
Married name
Ola Nettie Billingsley
Birth January 22, 1905
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 years)

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 11 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
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 12 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/
Birth of a son
#1Earl Billingsley Jr.
November 30, 1922 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 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
Census April 7, 1930 (Age 25 years)
Census April 17, 1940 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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 44 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
Death of a husbandMajor Earl Billingsley
June 1, 1961 (Age 56 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 40 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 January 18, 1995 (Age 89 years)
Last change November 12, 201716:05:33

by: Barry Shemwell
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Ola Nettie Bowen
Birth: January 22, 1905Benton, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 18, 1995Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United States
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Major Earl Billingsley
Birth: October 14, 1893 21 18Tecumseh, Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: June 1, 1961Los Angeles, California, United States
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Ola Nettie Bowen
Birth: January 22, 1905Benton, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 18, 1995Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United States
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Earl Billingsley Jr.
Birth: November 30, 1922 29 17Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 4, 2000Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United States
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