100 - Rebecca Marie Morrison - Union City, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 35° 23.429 W 097° 57.285
14S E 594927 N 3916849
Quick Description: Centenarian Rebecca Marie Morrison is interred in Union City Cemetery, west of Union City, Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 1/17/2021 2:50:35 PM
Waymark Code: WM13NRQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
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Long Description:
Rebecca Marie Morrison is interred by her husband Earl in Union City Cemetery, west of Union City, Oklahoma. She was born in Sooner Corner (near Tuttle, Oklahoma) in 1909, the year in which construction of RMS Titanic began, and passed away in 2010, three months after her 100th birthday. Events that Rebecca witnessed during her long life include:

1910 - Age 1 - first public radio broadcast, of live operas from New York City
1919 - Age 10 - The Paris Peace Conference meets to settle WWI
1929 - Age 20 - The Vatican City becomes a sovereign state
1939 - Age 30 - Germany and Russia invade Poland; WWII begins
1949 - Age 40 - Kashmir divided between India and Pakistan
1959 - Age 50 - "The Day The Music Died"
1969 - Age 60 - First space walk between two docked spacecraft
1979 - Age 70 - Ayatollah Khomeini creates the Council of the Islamic Revolution
1989 - Age 80 - First commercial Internet service
1999 - Age 90 - An F5 tornado devastates south Oklahoma City and Moore
2009 - Age 100 - Outbreak of the H1N1 "swine flu" pandemic
Location of Headstone: Union City Cemetery

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