104 - Vellettia N. Mooneyham - Denton I.O.O.F. Cemetery - Denton, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 33° 12.502 W 097° 08.344
14S E 673443 N 3675929
Quick Description: Vellettia Mooneyham was born the same year that Thomas Edison received a patent for a two-way telegraph.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 7/21/2012 8:18:23 PM
Waymark Code: WMEY9M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
The final resting place of Vellettia N. Mooneyham is at the northwest corner of Denton I.O.O.F. Cemetery, in the shade of a large tree. Hers is a double marker, of light grey color, which she shares with her spouse Robert C.
Flowers are etched above each of the two names.


Text on headstone:

Mooneyham

Robert C.
1883 - 1962

Vellettia N.
1892 - 1996


Some worldwide events and accomplishments that occurred during Vellettia's time on earth:

1892: To mark the 400th anniversary Columbus Day holiday, the "Pledge of Allegiance" is first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools
1902: Real Madrid: Real Madrid was founded
1912: Italian forces are the first to use airships for a military purpose, using them for reconnaissance west of Tripoli, Libya, behind Turkish lines
1922: The Irish Civil War begins
1932: Brave New World, a novel by Aldous Huxley, is first published
1942: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs executive order 9066 allowing the United States military to define areas as exclusionary zones. These zones affect the Japanese on the West Coast, and Germans and Italians primarily on the East Coast
1952: Emmett Ashford becomes the first African American umpire in organized baseball, by being authorized to be a substitute umpire in the Southwestern International League
1962: New Orleans Citizens Co gives free 1-way ride to blacks to move North
1972: U.S. airlines begin mandatory inspection of passengers and baggage
1982: By Proclamation of the Queen of Canada on Parliament Hill, Canada patriates its constitution, gaining full political independence from the United Kingdom; included is the country's first entrenched bill of rights
1996: Pokemon Green was released in Japan as the first game in the world famous Pokemon series
Location of Headstone: Denton I.O.O.F. Cemetery

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