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Elsie Susan (Ferryman) Hunt (1896 - 1985)

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Elsie Susan (Ferryman) Hunt
1896 - 1985
Born
1896
Death
1985
Star, Australia
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Star, Australia
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Elsie Susan (Ferryman) Hunt was born in 1896. Her maiden name is Ferryman and she married into the Hunt family. She is the child of Woods William Hunt and Bessie Hunt. According to her family tree, Elsie was mother to 1 child. Elsie's partner was Lewis Edgar Hunt, and they had a child Millie Eurdine (Hunt) Stockman. She died in 1985 in Star, Australia at 89 years old.
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Mother to 1 child, she passed away in 1985 in Star, Australia at 89 years of age. She was born in 1896. Elsie Susan (Ferryman) Hunt is the child of Woods William Hunt and Bessie Hunt. According to her family tree, Elsie's partner was Lewis Edgar Hunt, and they had a child Millie Eurdine (Hunt) Stockman.
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1896 - 1985 World Events

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In 1896, in the year that Elsie Susan (Ferryman) Hunt was born, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1905, by the time she was merely 9 years old, the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1946, when she was 50 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1968, she was 72 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1985, in the year of Elsie Susan (Ferryman) Hunt's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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