Loreta Epling

6 February 1933–29 October 2009 (Age 76)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Loreta

When Loreta Epling was born on 6 February 1933, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Willard Elbert Epling, was 41 and her mother, Thurza Mae Dillard, was 44. She married Elmer Willard Chadwell on 3 June 1950, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Cabin Creek Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 29 October 2009, in Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, United States.

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Elmer Willard Chadwell
Loreta Epling
Marriage: 3 June 1950
Jerry Wayne Chadwell

Spouse and Children

3 June 1950
Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 9

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Eplin ( see Epple ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Laurta Epling in household of Willard Epling, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Loretta Epling Chadwell in entry for Janet Lou Starcher Casto Chadwell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Loretta P Chadwell, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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