102 - Minnie L. Muchmore - Willis Cemetery - Willis, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 33° 53.087 W 096° 50.021
14S E 700343 N 3751493
Quick Description: Minnie Lee Muchmore lived in three centuries, born in 1899, the year that actor Humphrey Bogart was born.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 9/24/2016 9:32:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMT4KY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
Mrs. Muchmore shares a headstone with her husband, Hugh J. Muchmore. The headstone is modern, of red granite, with floral detail flanking the family name, "Muchmore". Between their important dates is a heart, noting that they were "Married Dec. 25, 1915". The inscription is:

Minnie L.
Nov. 5, 1899
Mar. 25, 2002

Hugh J.
Mar. 20, 1895
Oct. 18, 1965

Significant events that occurred in her lifetime include:

1899 - A large piece of Stonehenge topples at the end of the year.
1909 - Victor David Brenner creates a new design for the American penny, leaving his initials on the reverse. The ones made in San Francisco are quite rare.
1919 - Felix the Cat makes his debut.
1929 - The Roaring Twenties come crashing down at the end of October.
1939 - "The Wizard of Oz" is released, but it won't become a legend until it comes to television.
1949 - The Poe Toaster begins his visits to the grave of Edgar Allan Poe.
1959 - Fidel Castro takes power in Cuba.
1969 - The famous "Abbey Road" photo of The Beatles is taken in August.
1979 - Disco Demolition Night at Chicago's Comiskey Park costs the Chicago White Sox a game.
1989 - The Soviet Union pulls its troops from Afghanistan.
1999 - NHL legend Wayne Gretzky calls it a career.
2002 - Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Golden Jubilee.
Location of Headstone: Willis Cemetery

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