102 - Alice Green - Barker Cemetery - Henderson County, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 10.993 W 095° 46.385
15S E 238545 N 3564115
Quick Description: Alice Green was born in 1847, the year that Liberia gained its independence.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 12/22/2018 7:09:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMZQHJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member woolsox
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Long Description:
Ms. Green's headstone is made of red granite, with floral detail across the top, and the inscription is:

Alice Green
Apr. 10, 1847
June 2, 1949
Resting in Jesus

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Significant events that occurred in her lifetime include:


1847 - Carlsberg Beer is first brewed in Copenhagen.
1857 - The United States Supreme Court rules against Dred Scott's bid for freedom.
1867 - The Dominion of Canada is established.
1877 - The moons of Mars are discovered. Doom fans, rejoice!
1887 - Anne Sullivan begins teaching Helen Keller.
1897 - John Philip Sousa's "The Stars and Stripes Forever" is performed for the first time.
1907 - The RMS Lusitania makes her maiden voyage.
1917 - Dallas Love Field Airport is opened in Texas.
1927 - Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" is released.
1937 - The Hindenburg goes down in flames in Lakehurst, NJ.
1947 - A moth jams up the Harvard Mark II electromechanical computer, spawning the modern concept of a computer "bug".
1949 - World heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis retires.
Location of Headstone: Barker Cemetery

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