104 - Martha Jane Keck - Moore Cemetery - Moore, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 19.975 W 097° 30.172
14S E 636065 N 3910991
Quick Description: Martha Keck was born the same year that the people of the Cherokee Nation were forcibly relocated during the Trail of Tears.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2013 4:28:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMHKN2
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 9

Long Description:
The final resting place of Martha Jane Keck is at the northwest corner of Moore Cemetery.


Text on marker:

Mother

Martha Jane Keck
1838 - 1942


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

1838: Missouri Governor Lilburn W. Boggs declares Mormons to be enemies of the state and encourages the extermination or the exile of the religious minority, forcing nearly 10,000 Mormons out of the state
1848: California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
1858: The Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn becomes a popular wedding recessional after it is played on this day at the marriage of Queen Victoria's daughter Victoria, Princess Royal to Prince Friedrich of Prussia in St. James's Palace, London.
1868: President Andrew Johnson is acquitted during his impeachment trial, by one vote in the United States Senate.
1878: The phonograph is patented by Thomas Edison.
1888: The longest date in roman numerals (VIII-XXVIII-MDCCCLXXXVIII)
1898: Annie Oakley promotes the service of women in combat situations with the United States military.
1908: The 1908 Summer Olympics are held in London
1918: The small town of Codell, Kansas, is hit for the third year in a row on the same date by a tornado
1928: The animated short Plane Crazy is released by Disney Studios in Los Angeles, featuring the first appearances of Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
1938: The California Golden Bears defeat the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 1938 Rose Bowl. Final score 13-0.
1942: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs an executive order directing the internment of Japanese Americans and the seizure of their property.
Location of Headstone: Moore Cemetery

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