Martha Epley (1917 - 1997)

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Martha Epley
1917 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Martha Epley was born on January 28, 1917. She died on October 15, 1997 at 80 years of age. We know that Martha Epley had been residing in Green Forest, Carroll County, Arkansas 72638.


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Martha Epley passed away on October 15, 1997 at 80 years old. She was born on January 28, 1917. There is no information about Martha's family or relationships. We know that Martha Epley had been residing in Green Forest, Carroll County, Arkansas 72638.
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1917 - 1997 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that Martha Epley was born, Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari was convicted and executed as a German spy. Since Mata Hari, born Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod, was a citizen of the Netherlands (which remained neutral in World War 1), she could travel freely in Europe. Her travels (and her romantic entanglements) raised suspicion and she was arrested by the French and found guilty. There is still controversy about her guilt although her name has become synonymous with a seductive female spy.

In 1929, she was merely 12 years old when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1947, she was 30 years old when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1957, she was 40 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1997, in the year of Martha Epley's passing, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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Jul 25, 1906 - September 1956
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Apr 8, 1908 - April 1968
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Aug 18, 1929 - Nov 16, 2003
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Jun 22, 1911 - Nov 3, 2000
Eureka Springs, AR
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Jan 15, 1933 - Oct 6, 2010
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Martin R Epley
Aug 30, 1918 - Dec 24, 1991
Lillie M Epley
Oct 7, 1888 - Dec 13, 1991
Walter Epley
Feb 14, 1910 - March 1974
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Audrey L Epley
Feb 24, 1923 - Aug 16, 2007
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Thaddus M Epley
Apr 9, 1920 - Sep 19, 1999
Green Forest, AR
Gerald E Epley
Jul 14, 1944 - Mar 4, 1992
C F Epley
Mar 16, 1916 - Mar 7, 1999
Modesto, CA
Billie Epley
Jan 17, 1944 - November 1982
Conway, Arkansas
Mae M Epley
May 6, 1925 - Jul 2, 2003
Lancaster, CA
Aremae F Epley
Sep 10, 1915 - Feb 27, 1994
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