100 - Alma O. Byars Peacock - Watts Chapel Cemetery - Johnson County, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 18.873 W 097° 15.982
14S E 663200 N 3576622
Quick Description: Alma Ophelia (Byars) Peacock was born the year that James Hogg became the first Texan to hold the state governorship.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/14/2019 1:46:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM102VV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
Mrs. Peacock's headstone is of gray granite, with a prominent set of hands in prayer, complemented by a cross and two roses. It reads:

Alma O. Byars
Peacock

Apr. 23, 1891
Sept. 14, 1991

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Significant events that occurred in her lifetime include:

1891 - Stunt pilot Ormer Locklear is born in Texas.
1901 - Edward VII becomes King of the United Kingdom after the death of his mother, Queen Victoria.
1911 - Multiple expeditions are launched to the South Pole. Results vary.
1921 - President Harding officially ends World War I for the United States, and Hitler becomes Führer of the Nazi Party in the same year.
1931 - Original TV Avenger Ian Hendry is born in England.
1941 - Joe DiMaggio begins his 56 game hitting streak.
1951 - "The Thing From Another World" premieres, with James Arness as the monster.
1961 - Six Flags Over Texas opens in Arlington, TX.
1971 - Walt Disney World opens in Orlando, FL.
1981 - MTV launches with "Video Killed the Radio Star."
1991 - Linus Torvalds posts to Usenet about an operating system he's developing.
Location of Headstone: Watts Chapel Cemetery

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