Betty Gibbons (1897 - 1971)

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Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas

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Myron & Harriet Emma (Hattie) Gibbons - Johnson home

Myron & Harriet Emma (Hattie) Gibbons - Johnson home

Myron & Harriet Emma (Hattie) Gibbons - Johnson home

Myron & Harriet Emma (Hattie) Gibbons - Johnson home

Myron & Harriet Emma (Hattie) Gibbons - Johnson home

Myron & Harriet Emma (Hattie) Gibbons - Johnson home

Hattie Emma Gibbons obituary

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Hattie Emma Gibbons gravesite

Hattie Emma Gibbons gravesite

Hattie Emma Gibbons

Hattie Emma Gibbons

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Hattie Emma Gibbons

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Irvine Leroy "Irving" Johnson gravesite

Irvine Leroy "Irving" Johnson gravesite

Talking Between San Francisco and Guthrie

Talking Between San Francisco and Guthrie

Ronald L Gibbons

Ronald L Gibbons

Ronald L Gibbons

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1897 - In the year that Betty Gibbons was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

1898 - She was merely 1 year old when on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

1902 - Betty was only 5 years old when the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

1923 - At the age of 26 years old, Betty was alive when on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

1971 - In the year of Betty Gibbons's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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Betty Gibbons passed away in September 1971 at 73 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Betty. She was born on September 4, 1897. We are unaware of information about Betty's family or relationships. We know that Betty Gibbons had been residing in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

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