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Antonia RuizAge: 72 years19051978

Antonia Ruiz
Given names
Birth June 13, 1905
Baptism May 26, 1907 (Age 23 months)

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://goo.gl/CElxTx
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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://goo.gl/nYVCtq
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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://goo.gl/MgHbRM
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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://goo.gl/QfFDwG
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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://goo.gl/o1FrfM
Death of a sisterRafaela Ruiz
December 17, 1972 (Age 67 years)
Burial of a sisterRafaela Ruiz
December 20, 1972 (Age 67 years)
Death January 27, 1978 (Age 72 years)
Burial January 30, 1978 (3 days after death)
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elder sister
11 years
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Baptized by mother only. Mother's name listed as Amada Hernandez. Father not listed but probably Cayetano Ruiz. Mother's parents also listed.

  1. Generation 1
    1. Antonia Ruiz, housewife, daughter of Cayetano Ruiz and Amada Hernandez, was born on June 13, 1905 in Rosario, Sinaloa, MEXICO and died on January 27, 1978 in Bellflower, California, USA at the age of 72.