Betty Billet (1891 - 1973)

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Betty Billet
1891 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Betty Billet was born on December 22, 1891. She died in February 1973 at 81 years old. We know that Betty Billet had been residing in Wrightsville, York County, Pennsylvania 17368.


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Betty Billet passed away in February 1973 at 81 years old. She was born on December 22, 1891. We are unaware of information about Betty's family or relationships. We know that Betty Billet had been residing in Wrightsville, York County, Pennsylvania 17368.
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In 1891, in the year that Betty Billet was born, from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

In 1902, at the age of only 11 years old, Betty was alive when the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1942, she was 51 years old when on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1953, when she was 62 years old, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1973, in the year of Betty Billet's passing, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

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Mar 2, 1907 - Jan 28, 2003
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Jan 21, 1929 - Mar 19, 2002
San Diego, CA
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Aug 7, 1906 - Jun 9, 1988
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Oct 13, 1902 - November 1978
Anaheim, CA
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Dec 19, 1928 - Jan 21, 2008
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Robert Billet
Nov 6, 1931 - September 1967
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May 22, 1933 - Jan 3, 2006
York, PA
Junia J Billet
Aug 22, 1915 - Nov 15, 1998
York, PA
Mary E Billet
May 27, 1939 - Sep 19, 2009
York, PA
Virginia R Billet
Jan 21, 1941 - Jun 20, 2010
York, PA
Jacob Billet
Oct 6, 1929 - January 1972
Kenneth F Billet
Dec 19, 1932 - Jul 21, 1996
Anna H Billet
Oct 28, 1932 - Jul 7, 1992
York, PA
Lester E Billet
Aug 20, 1938 - May 27, 2004
Marietta, PA
Charles Billet
Apr 14, 1937 - Aug 15, 2001
York, PA
Mabel Billet
Jan 3, 1908 - July 1985
Elizabethtown, PA
Romaine E Billet
Sep 19, 1921 - Jan 24, 2002
Wellsville, PA
Margret Billet
Oct 28, 1888 - July 1982
Clarks Summit, PA
Sadie Billet
Mar 24, 1908 - March 1983
Kingston, PA

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