Ella Mae Bettinger (1897 - 1981)

Ella Mae Bettinger
1897 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Ella Mae Bettinger, mother to 3 children, was born on November 19, 1897 at Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York. She was born to John Franklin Bettinger and Evelyn I. "Eva" (Damon) Bettinger, with siblings William, John, Esther, Hugh, Anna, Thelma, Eva, and Franklyn. She was baptized at Zion Church, Pierrepont Manor, New York. Ella married John Amos McGraw, and they gave birth to Floyd Amos McGraw, June Evelyn McGraw, and John McGraw. She died on April 16, 1981 at A.L. Memorial Hospital, Fulton, New York at 83 years of age.

On her birth certificate middle name spelled "May;" every place it is spelled "Mae"
She NEVER ate the last bite of any meal
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Ella Mae Bettinger Biography

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Ella Mae Bettinger
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Female
Gender
Ella
First name
Mae
Middle name
Unknown
Maiden name
Bettinger
Last name(s)
Unknown
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Towpath Towers, 100 Rochester St, in Fulton, Oswego County, New York United States 13069
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Ella Bettinger was born on at Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York,
Birth
Ella Bettinger died on at A.L. Memorial Hospital, 510 South 4th Street, in Fulton, Oswego County, New York United States 13069
Death
Ella Bettinger was born on at Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York,
Ella Bettinger died on at A.L. Memorial Hospital, 510 South 4th Street, in Fulton, Oswego County, New York United States 13069
Birth
Death
Congestive Heart Failure
Cause of death
at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, 706 E Broadway, in Fulton, Oswego County, New York United States 13069
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at Zion Church, 15639 NY-193, in Pierrepont Manor, Jefferson County, New York United States 13674

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Ella Mae Bettinger Family Tree

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Parents:

Sep 14, 1871 - Mar 26, 1944
Apr 6, 1869 - Aug 18, 1949

Siblings:

Dec 2, 1892 - May 9, 1958
January 1901 - 1901
1908 - 1908
Jun 6, 1910 - Jul 2, 1971
Oct 2, 1911 - Jan 26, 1912
May 20, 1904 - Feb 23, 1988
Jul 12, 1895 - Oct 9, 1973
Jan 23, 1900 - May 9, 1982

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Ella Mae Bettinger & John Amos McGraw

Ella Mae Bettinger

Spouse:

Nov 28, 1895 - Dec 24, 1970

Children:

Feb 2, 1917 - Oct 19, 2011
Jun 2, 1919 - 1963
1921 - Unknown

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Mrs. Ella Mae McGraw, 83, died April 16, 1981 at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.
Born in Ellisburg, she lived in Fulton most of her life. She was a life member of the Fulton Baptist Church; she was a member of Elizabeth Chapter 105, OES, and the American Legion Auxiliary. Her husband John A., died in 1970.
Surviving are sons: Floyd A. and John, Fulton; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Thelma Gillespie of Watertown; a brother, Leland Bettinger of Brandon, Fla; several nieces and nephews.
Burial: Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton, Oswego County, New York, USA

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1897 - 1981 World Events

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In 1897, in the year that Ella Mae Bettinger was born, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

In 1915, Ella was 18 years old when the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1949, when she was 52 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1950, at the age of 53 years old, Ella was alive when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1981, in the year of Ella Mae Bettinger'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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Dec 2, 1892 - May 9, 1958
January 1901 - 1901
1908 - 1908
Jun 6, 1910 - Jul 2, 1971
Oct 2, 1911 - Jan 26, 1912
May 20, 1904 - Feb 23, 1988
Jul 12, 1895 - Oct 9, 1973
Jan 23, 1900 - May 9, 1982

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Dec 2, 1892 - May 9, 1958
January 1901 - 1901
Unknown - Unknown
1908 - 1908
Jun 6, 1910 - Jul 2, 1971
1941 - Unknown
Oct 2, 1911 - Jan 26, 1912
May 20, 1904 - Feb 23, 1988
Jul 12, 1895 - Oct 9, 1973
Jan 23, 1900 - May 9, 1982
Nov 28, 1895 - Dec 24, 1970
Feb 2, 1917 - Oct 19, 2011
Jun 2, 1919 - 1963
Nov 22, 1922 - Oct 3, 1999
1941 - Unknown
May 28, 1947 - May 9, 2014
Nov 24, 1917 - Dec 7, 2011
Mar 1, 1946 - Unknown
Nov 2, 1948 - 2015
Oct 10, 1950 - Unknown
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