Etta Start (1884 - 1975)

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Etta Start
1884 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Etta Start was born on September 15, 1884. She died in July 1975 at 90 years old. We know that Etta Start had been residing in Wanette, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma 74878.

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Etta Start passed away in July 1975 at 90 years old. She was born on September 15, 1884. There is no information about Etta's family. We know that Etta Start had been residing in Wanette, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma 74878.
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1884 - 1975 World Events

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In 1884, in the year that Etta Start was born, on August 5th, the cornerstone for the base of the Statue of Liberty - a gift from the people of France - was laid. 120,000 people - most donations were $1 - donated to the completion of the base. An 1883 poem by Emma Lazarus was also written to raise funds. That poem was included in the base of the statue and is well known today. The most famous phrase: "Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

In 1899, Etta was only 15 years old when on February 14th, the first voting machines were approved by Congress for use in federal elections. Several states were already using voting machines in their elections and the Federal government was finally convinced of their safety and accuracy.

In 1928, at the age of 44 years old, Etta was alive when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1968, at the age of 84 years old, Etta was alive 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 1975, in the year of Etta Start's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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George Start
Mar 21, 1916 - Mar 31, 1989
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Hattie B Start
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William J Start
Mar 15, 1912 - Aug 22, 1991
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Shirley J Start
Jun 10, 1952 - May 29, 2011
California
Jean B Start
Apr 1, 1915 - Apr 12, 2005
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Mary Ann Start
Feb 20, 1948 - Aug 11, 2009
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May Start
Jan 18, 1904 - February 1981
Long Beach, California
Margaret H Start
Nov 5, 1925 - Jan 8, 2007
Idaho Falls, ID
Burdett H Start
Oct 13, 1924 - Mar 31, 2007
Aurora, Nebraska
Kathryn M Start
Jun 28, 1914 - Sep 26, 2007
West Chester, PA
Margaret Start
Jul 28, 1906 - March 1985
Hollywood, Florida
John Start
May 9, 1892 - December 1971
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Phyllis R Start
Nov 6, 1925 - June 1992
Maribeth (Jacobs) Start
Born: around 1975
TX
Zachary R. Start
Born: around 1977
TX
Kelley A. (Black) Start
Born: around 1977
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