Betty Messick (1883 - 1981)

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Betty Messick
1883 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Betty Messick was born on October 4, 1883. She died in February 1981 at 97 years of age. We know that Betty Messick had been residing in Texas 76303.


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Betty Messick passed away in February 1981 at 97 years old. She was born on October 4, 1883. We are unaware of information about Betty's immediate family. We know that Betty Messick had been residing in Texas 76303.
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In 1883, in the year that Betty Messick was born, from August 26th through August 27th, Krakatoa - in Indonesia - erupted. 70% of the island - 163 villages - were destroyed and more than 36,400 people were killed by the eruption and the tsunami resulting from it. It was one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions ever.

In 1928, Betty was 45 years old when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1941, at the age of 58 years old, Betty was alive when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1974, by the time she was 91 years old, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1981, in the year of Betty Messick's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Betty J Messick
Oct 10, 1930 - Jan 22, 2000
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Susie S Messick
Nov 9, 1900 - October 1991
Waldron, AR
Challes H Messick
Jan 8, 1913 - Jun 13, 1993
San Bernardino, CA
Grady Messick
Oct 8, 1909 - March 1966
Henry Messick
Jan 11, 1882 - August 1963
Wesley E Messick
Sep 27, 1920 - Jul 4, 2003
Waldron, AR
Peggy L Messick
Oct 12, 1924 - Apr 1, 1999
Mena, AR
John Paul Messick
Jun 25, 1953 - Feb 23, 2010
Fort Worth, Texas
Arthur W Messick
Dec 6, 1908 - Nov 28, 1961
Ettie Messick
Jul 10, 1888 - October 1980
Fort Worth, Texas
Dorothy Nell Messick
Nov 11, 1920 - Feb 14, 2009
Fort Worth, Texas
Evelyn Messick
Mar 13, 1922 - May 1977
Tulula Q Messick
Aug 18, 1929 - Apr 16, 2010
Lodi, CA
William Maybin Messick
Feb 22, 1932 - Nov 27, 2010
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Agnes A Messick
Mar 20, 1909 - Nov 20, 2005
Wichita Falls, TX
Mary L Messick
Feb 2, 1921 - April 1992
Waldron, AR
Mary Messick
Mar 13, 1948 - Aug 25, 2005
Jacksonville, TX
Michael Wayne Messick
Feb 14, 1950 - Jul 21, 2006
Bobbie Messick
Jan 22, 1954 - September 1974
Elbert C Messick
Jun 22, 1910 - Sep 5, 1998
Baytown, TX
Homer Messick
Jun 25, 1913 - August 1974
Snyder, Oklahoma

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