101 - Bettye L. Moore - Hibbit Cemetery - Sturgeon, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 33° 45.822 W 097° 01.253
14S E 683285 N 3737715
Quick Description: Bettye L. Moore was born on the same day as supercentenarian, Koto Okubo, who outlived Ms. Moore by just a little over thirteen years.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 1/22/2017 9:11:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMTY4X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
Ms. Moore's headstone is modern, of gray granite with a generic floral decoration flanking the inscription:

Bettye L.
Moore
Dec. 24, 1897
Mar. 26, 1999

Significant events that occurred in her lifetime include:

1897 - Edmond Rostand's play, "Cyrano de Bergerac," premieres in Paris.
1907 - The RMS Lusitania makes its maiden voyage. It will serve for just a little under eight years.
1917 - Dallas Love Field airport opens, and it is still in service as of 2017.
1927 - Lon Chaney's "London After Midnight" premieres. It is today one of the most sought of the lost silent films.
1937 - QDV's home state of Michigan observes its centennial.
1947 - Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier in Major League Baseball.
1957 - John Lennon and Paul McCartney meet for the first time. They'll be making beautiful music together in just a few years.
1967 - American Nazi Party leader George Lincoln Rockwell is assassinated.
1977 - They finally catch the one-armed man on ABC's "The Fugitive."
1987 - Canada releases its one dollar coin, nicknamed "The Loonie" because of the loon on one side. The Toonie will follow.
1997 - Steve Jobs returns to Apple Computer, Inc.
1999 - Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick dies in March.
Location of Headstone: Hibbit Cemetery

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