Hildred Baylor (1892 - 1978)

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Washington, District of Columbia County, District of Columbia

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Julia Velez, San Jose High, CA 1946

Julia Velez, San Jose High, CA 1946

Rose Crimi, San Jose High, 1946

Rose Crimi, San Jose High, 1946

Walker Baylor, Third Continental Dragoons

Walker Baylor, Third Continental Dragoons

Charles & Rosa (Keithley) Baylor & Family

Charles & Rosa (Keithley) Baylor & Family

George Baylor

George Baylor

Blanch & Arch Shine

Blanch & Arch Shine

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1892 - In the year that Hildred Baylor was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

1899 - At the age of just 7 years old, Hildred was alive when on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

1941 - By the time she was 49 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

1962 - She was 70 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

1978 - In the year of Hildred Baylor's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Hildred Baylor died in April 1978 at 86 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Hildred. She was born on January 4, 1892. We are unaware of information about Hildred's family. We know that Hildred Baylor had been residing in Washington, District of Columbia County, District of Columbia.

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