Bessie L Wilson (1912 - 1992)

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Hamilton, Marion County, Alabama

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Dora N. (Wilson) Franklin

Dora N. (Wilson) Franklin

Mervine / Wilson Family

Mervine / Wilson Family

Sarah Jane Mervine

Sarah Jane Mervine

Claire Buffton and Rosemary Gabriel

Claire Buffton and Rosemary Gabriel

Earl Wilson Column

Earl Wilson Column

William Alex Wilson

William Alex Wilson

Constance "Cissie" Wilson Relative

Constance "Cissie" Wilson Relative

Earl Wilson and Joan Crawford

Earl Wilson and Joan Crawford

Earl Wilson

Earl Wilson

Earl Wilson, Esther Williams, Marilyn Monroe.

Earl Wilson, Esther Williams, Marilyn Monroe.

Rosemary Wilson, Marty Allen, wife

Rosemary Wilson, Marty Allen, wife

Earl Wilson, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov

Earl Wilson, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

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Earl Wilson Dora N. (Wilson) Franklin Mervine / Wilson Family Sarah Jane Mervine

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1912 - In the year that Bessie L Wilson was born, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

1956 - At the age of 44 years old, Bessie was alive when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

1969 - By the time she was 57 years old, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

1991 - Bessie was 79 years old when on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

1992 - In the year of Bessie L Wilson's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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Bessie L Wilson passed away in November 1992 at 79 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Bessie. She was born on November 4, 1912. We are unaware of information about Bessie's family. We know that Bessie L Wilson had been residing in Hamilton, Marion County, Alabama.

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