Nellie R Wagner (1969 - 1978)

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Nellie R Wagner
1969 - 1978
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December 31, 1969
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January 19, 1978
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Nellie R Wagner was born on December 31, 1969. She died on January 19, 1978 at age 8.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Los Angeles National Cemetery Section 247 Row Y Site 19 950 South Sepulveda Boulevard, in Los Angeles, California 90049
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SGT
Wars/Conflicts: Spanish American War

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Nellie R Wagner passed away on January 19, 1978 at age 8. She was buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery Section 247 Row Y Site 19, Los Angeles, California. She was born on December 31, 1969. We are unaware of information about Nellie's family or relationships.

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In 1969, in the year that Nellie R Wagner was born, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1970, Nellie was only 1 year old when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1974, at the age of only 5 years old, Nellie was alive when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1978, in the year of Nellie R Wagner's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1979, by the time she was merely 10 years old, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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