Catharine Stone (1892 - 1979)

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San Jose, Santa Clara County, California

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Sadie Agnes Engledow Stone

Sadie Agnes Engledow Stone

DV, Jerldene & Sadie Agnes Endledow Stone

DV, Jerldene & Sadie Agnes Endledow Stone

Sadie Agnes (Engledow) & Dawson Stone

Sadie Agnes (Engledow) & Dawson Stone

Lozelle Stone and family

Lozelle Stone and family

Juvene, Jerldene, and Wanda Stone

Juvene, Jerldene, and Wanda Stone

Alta Fay (Riddles) Stone Pearce

Alta Fay (Riddles) Stone Pearce

Drucilla Anna Strain 002

Drucilla Anna Strain 002

Drucilla Anna Strain 001

Drucilla Anna Strain 001

Haight and Stone couple?

Haight and Stone couple?

Thelma G Stone

Thelma G Stone

Gladys Floretta May Seeley Thomson Pratt Stone

Gladys Floretta May Seeley Thomson Pratt Stone

Raann J. (Brinker) Stone

Raann J. (Brinker) Stone

Sheridan School, NY

Sheridan School, NY

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Jeffie E. (Cole) Stone Sadie Agnes Engledow Stone DV, Jerldene & Sadie Agnes Endledow Stone Sadie Agnes (Engledow) & Dawson Stone

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1892 - In the year that Catharine Stone was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

1910 - When she was 18 years old, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

1925 - At the age of 33 years old, Catharine was alive when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

1928 - At the age of 36 years old, Catharine was alive 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.

1979 - In the year of Catharine Stone's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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Catharine Stone died in October 1979 at 87 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Catharine. She was born on July 20, 1892. There is no information about Catharine's family or relationships. We know that Catharine Stone had been residing in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California.

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