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Luke C. Fludd 

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Westberry B. Fludd
1875 - 1/15/1932

Mary Elizabeth Hudson
1883 - 1960
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Luke C. Fludd
1915 - 1976
Luke C. Fludd was born about 1915 somewhere in South Carolina and died about 1976 in an unknown place. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 61 years old.

Records
Census3/8/1920 Bluffton SC (Beaufort County) 5 yrs old 
Recorded as family #70: Westberry B. Fludd (42 years old), Mary E. (wife, age 35). These two names appear at the bottom of the page and the next page in the census is out of sequence. The names appearing right above family #71 are: James E. (son, age 12), Clarence L. (son age 10), Albert W. (son, age 7), Walter B. (son, age 4 yrs 2 mo), and Madgie L. (daughter, age 1yr 1 mo). Albert and Walter were born in GA and the rest of the children in SC. The 3 oldest children have been attending school. Westberry says his occupation is sewing machine apt. and industry is sewing machinist. Both were born in SC as were their parents. 
Census4/26/1930 Bluffton SC (Beaufort County) 15 yrs old 
Recorded as family #126: Wertbrey B. Fludd (age 55), Mary E. (age 47), Walter L. (son, age 20), Burke [or Luke] (son, age 15), Maige Lee [or Madge Lee] (daughter, age 11), Herman (son, age 9) and Inez (daughter, age 5). Wertbrey and Mary were wed when he was 26 and she was 18. Wertbrey is a veteran of war. The family does not live on a farm they rent, those 11 years old and up can read and write and the older children attended school during the past year. Everyone, parents and children, say they were born in South Carolina. The oldest son, Walter, is the only one to list an occupation and states he is working odd jobs. Wertbrey estimates the value of his estate to be $2.  Source:  Roll: T626_2188; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 0218.
Other7/1/1976 SC (Beaufort County) 61 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Luke Fludd.  Social Security Death Index: Luke Fludd, born June 14, 1909, died sometime in July 1976. He was issued a SSN in SC before 1951. 

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8 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
8 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
9 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
11 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
12 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
13 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
21 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
23 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
31 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
32 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
36 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
37 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
42 1957 Sputnik is launched by the Soviets and becomes the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth. It marks the beginning of the great "space race" between the Soviet Union and the U.S.
45 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
47 1962 U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
50 1965 The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union
56 1971 The first unmanned spacecraft hit Mars and was launched by the Soviet Union
59 1974 Discovery of "Lucy" in Africa, an almost complete hominid skeleton over 3 million years old, only 3 and a half feet tall but having adult teeth, a small brain, walked upright
60 1975 Invention of the CAT scanner (computerized axial tomography)
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2 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
4 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
23 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
24 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
26 1941 NEWS HEADLINES: December 7, 1941 -- Japan launches a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor and the US officially declares war on Japan the following day. World War II begins for American soldiers.
35 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
40 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
45 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
48 1963 NEWS HEADLINES: On November 22, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald.
54 1969 NEWS HEADLINES: In July, the U.S. becomes the first nation to land astronauts on the moon. Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to step on the lunar surface.
55 1970 NEWS HEADLINES: U.S. forces invade Cambodia and the Vietnam War continues to escalate. Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix die of drug overdoses. Four Kent State University students are killed during a Vietnam War protest.
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12 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
14 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
15 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
17 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
18 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected president under his "New Deal" campaign. Frances Perkins becomes the first woman to hold a cabinet post when FDR appoints her secretary of labor. On December 5, the 21st Amendment is added to the Constitution, repealing Prohibition. Drinks for everyone!
19 1934 Farm families must leave the dust bowl-stricken Great Plains areas. The dust bowl includes areas in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada and Arkansas. Radio picks up the "Okie" songs. In all, 400,000 people leave the Great Plains.
19 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
20 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
24 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
28 1943 Japanese Americans are relocated to internment camps; Almost 400,000 coal miners go on strike; Race riots break out in Los Angeles and Detroit.
29 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
30 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
39 1954 The nationally televised McCarthy hearings lead to Senator Joseph McCarthy's downfall; Segregation by race in schools is declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court; Congress adds the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance and requires "In God We Trust" to appear on all American currency.
47 1962 The Cuban missile crisis escalates and Americans prepare for a Nuclear War with Fidel Castro in Cuba.
51 1966 The Black Panther party is founded.
52 1967 Martin Luther King leads an anti Vietnam protest in New York; The American Indian Movement is founded; Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King are assassinated; Three Apollo astronauts are killed in a fire on the launch pad.
56 1971 Charles Manson is found guilt of murder.
57 1972 Break-in at the Democratic headquarters sets of the Watergate Scandal.
58 1973 The Vietnam War peace pacts were signed in Paris and the last of the American forces finally leave Vietnam.
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2 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
4 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
5 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.
23 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
24 1939 Hitler takes over all of Czechoslovakia. On Sept. 1st, Germany invades Poland. On Sept. 3rd, Great Britain and France declare war on Germany. World War II has begun.
30 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.


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Albert Fludd
Born in Savannah, South Carolina on August 6, 1947 and died in an unknown location on March 21, 2005. He was 57 years old.

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