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Ethel Gladys PowersAge: 86 years18931979

Name
Ethel Gladys Powers
Given names
Ethel Gladys
Surname
Powers
Married name
Ethel Gladys Holmes
Birth January 2, 1893 28 18
Death of a paternal grandfatherCharles R “Charlie” Powers
August 24, 1893 (Age 7 months)
Birth of a sisterEddie Gertrude Powers
August 27, 1894 (Age 19 months)
Birth of a sisterIda Lillian Powers
November 23, 1896 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 5 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 sisterJewell Pauline Powers
June 22, 1903 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherErnest Douglas Powers
September 9, 1905 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterLessie Lorene Powers
May 1, 1907 (Age 14 years)

Census May 13, 1910 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 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 23 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 24 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 36 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 of a fatherArchie Barnabus Powers
December 11, 1942 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 48 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
Death of a motherPenelope Edward “Pennie” Vaughn
January 9, 1950 (Age 57 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 56 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 sisterIda Lillian Powers
January 10, 1962 (Age 69 years)

Death of a sisterJewell Pauline Powers
May 13, 1968 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 52 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 brotherErnest Douglas Powers
September 30, 1977 (Age 84 years)
Death April 18, 1979 (Age 86 years)

Last change January 11, 201810:38:46

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Ethel Gladys Powers
Birth: January 2, 1893 28 18Cumberland City, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 18, 1979
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Eddie Gertrude Powers
Birth: August 27, 1894 30 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 23, 1979Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
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Jewell Pauline Powers
Birth: June 22, 1903 39 29Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 13, 1968Carlisle, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
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Ernest Douglas Powers
Birth: September 9, 1905 41 31Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 30, 1977Stewart, Tennessee, United States
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Birth: January 2, 1893 28 18Cumberland City, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 18, 1979
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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Archie Barnabus Powers - Household

Stewart, Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Powers, ArchheadMW46M118TNNCTNFarmer?
Powers, PennywifeFW36M11866TNTNTN
Powers, Ethel GdaughterFW17STNTNTN
Powers, Eddie GsonMW15STNTNTN
Powers, LilliandaughterFW13STNTNTN
Powers, PaulinedaughterFW7STNTNTN
Powers, LonniedaughterFW3STNTNTN
Powers, Ernest DsonMW8mSTNTNTN