104 - Lucy Ethel Campbell - Big Springs Cemetery - Garland, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 58.537 W 096° 40.916
14S E 716628 N 3650969
Quick Description: Lucy Ethel Campbell was born in 1889, the year that Benjamin Harrison interrupted President Grover Cleveland's two terms as President of the United States.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/15/2017 10:27:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMX23K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
Ms. Campbell is buried in the Campbell family plot here, and her father, William LaFayette Campbell, is probably the namesake for nearby Campbell Road. Her gray, granite headstone has a simple inscription:

Lucy Ethel
Campbell
1889-1993

Significant events that occurred in her lifetime include:

1889 - The first jukebox appears in a saloon in San Francisco.
1899 - Scott Joplin's "Maple Leaf Rag" is trademarked, but it will take some years for it to become popular.
1909 - Joan of Arc is canonized.
1919 - The League of Nations is established, but despite Woodrow Wilson's efforts, the United States is not a member.
1929 - The Roaring Twenties stop roaring at the end of October.
1939 - Pope Pius XII takes the keys to the kingdom from Pius XI.
1949 - NATO is established.
1959 - One dictator overthrows another in Cuba.
1969 - Mario Puzo publishes "The Godfather".
1979 - Nazi criminal Josef Mengele drowns, and years later, science he would have loved is used to identify his remains.
1989 - The Ayatollah Khomeini issues a fatwa against Salman Rushdie. Khomeini dies four months later, and Rushdie is alive in 2017.
1993 - Microsoft releases Windows NT 3.1.
Location of Headstone: Big Springs Cemetery

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