102 - Florence DeBord Correll - Fairlawn Cemetery - Stillwater, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 36° 06.905 W 097° 02.499
14S E 676255 N 3998488
Quick Description: Florence Correll was born the same year that Booker T. Washington delivered the Atlanta Compromise speech
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2012 12:31:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMEAX1
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:
The final resting place of Florence Correll is at the northeast corner of Fairlawn Cemetery. Hers is a large, brown, upright monument with three names inscribed into a large white text box. Flowers are etched into the two top corners of the box with the names.


Text on headstone:

Correll
Florence DeBord
Mar. 17, 1895 - Feb. 25, 1998

(Daughter)
Marjorie F.
Jan. 26, 1919 - Aug. 23, 1919

Lawrence
Jan. 27, 1896 - Nov. 10, 1973

A Lifetime of Government Service


Some worldwide events and accomplishments that occurred during Florence's 102 years on earth:

1895: The Court of Private Land Claims rules that James Reavis's claim to Barony of Arizona is "wholly fictitious and fraudulent"
1905: The Trans-Siberian Railway officially opens after its completion on July 21, 1904
1915: The Vancouver Millionaires Win the Stanley Cup over the Ottawa Senators three games to zero
1925: Tennessee Governor Austin Peay signs the Butler Act, prohibiting the teaching of evolution in the state's public schools
1935: Dust Bowl: The great dust storm, made famous by Woody Guthrie in his "dust bowl ballads", hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest
1945: General Douglas MacArthur returns to Manila
1955: The TV quiz program The $64,000 Question premieres on CBS-TV in the United States, with Hal March as the host
1965: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaims his "Great Society" during his State of the Union Address
1975: Charlie Chaplin is knighted by Elizabeth II
1985: Arrow Air Flight 1285, a Douglas DC-8, crashes after takeoff in Gander, Newfoundland, killing 256, 248 of whom were U.S. servicemen returning to Fort Campbell, Kentucky from overseeing a peacekeeping force in Sinai
1998: The 1998 Winter Olympics are held in Nagano, Japan
Location of Headstone: Fairlawn Cemetery

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