100 - Joseph Garland Hays - Wynnewood View Cemetery - Davis, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 34° 34.712 W 097° 11.729
14S E 665514 N 3827784
Quick Description: Joseph Garland Hays was born in 1898, the year that Cuba gained its independence after the Spanish-American War ended.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 12/8/2016 7:51:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMTM57
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
Mr. Hays has a modern, red granite headstone on a red granite plinth -- his wife, Ruth, has one that is identical -- and on the reverse is the family name, "Hays", inside a white background. On the front, the inscription box is also white, detailed on the bottom with flowers, and it says:

Joseph Garland
Hays

July 9, 1898
Sept. 30, 1998

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Significant events that occurred during his lifetime include:

1898 - The Curies discover an element which they call "Radium."
1908 - Henry Ford rolls out the first Model T in Detroit, MI.
1918 - The next time you are standing in a large cemetery, look around you for 1918 burials. Many of those were due to an influenza pandemic that broke out this year.
1928 - Sonja Henie wins her first gold medal during this year's Winter Olympics, and somewhere, Snoopy falls in love with her.
1938 - A coelacanth, long believed extinct, is pulled from the water off the coast of South Africa.
1948 - Dewey defeats Truman.
1958 - Fidel Castro's revolutionary army begins its attacks on Havana.
1968 - "Rosemary's Baby" premieres in the United States.
1978 - Charlie Chaplin's remains are stolen by two men who attempt to extort Chaplin's widow for the return of the remains.
1988 - Osama bin Laden forms Al-Qaeda.
1998 - Google is founded.
Location of Headstone: Wynnewood View Cemetery - Davis, OK

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