100 - Ethel Ennis - Cairo Cemetery, Cairo, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 34° 35.303 W 096° 06.543
14S E 765158 N 3831197
Quick Description: Ethel Ennis passed away just a few weeks after her 100th birthday.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 5/4/2020 3:38:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM12DEE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
Ethel Ennis is laid to rest in Cairo Cemetery, which is east of Cairo, Oklahoma, having passed away just a few weeks after her 100th birthday and after outliving her husband Rollie by over thirty years. The two share a headstone on the west end of the cemetery.

In the year Ethel was born:
  • The Wright Brothers made their first powered flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. She would live to see the Apollo moon landings less than seventy years later.
  • Cuba leased Guantánamo Bay to the USA "in perpetuity."
  • A fellow named Henry Ford raised $28,000 from twelve investors and established an automobile-manufacturing company. A month later, a physician in Chicago purchased the first Model A.
  • The first Tour de France bicycle race is held.
  • A box of Crayola Crayons contained eight colors and cost a nickel.
You can read more about the year 1903 here.
Location of Headstone: Cairo Cemetery

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