Janie Faulkner (1896 - 1995)

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Saint Louis, Saint Louis City County, Missouri

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Norman Brady Faulkner

Norman Brady Faulkner

Albert Faulkner

Albert Faulkner

A. J. Faulkner

A. J. Faulkner

A.J. Faulkner

A.J. Faulkner

Erskine Bowen Faulkner

Erskine Bowen Faulkner

Alice (Ridley) Faulkner

Alice (Ridley) Faulkner

Martha Nell (Jackson) Faulkner

Martha Nell (Jackson) Faulkner

Barry Wallace Faulkner

Barry Wallace Faulkner

Eliza Mae (Lowery) Hamilton & family

Eliza Mae (Lowery) Hamilton & family

James & Hester (McCoy) Faulkner

James & Hester (McCoy) Faulkner

My Paternal Grandparents

My Paternal Grandparents

My Paternal Grandparents

My Paternal Grandparents

 Sophia Elizabeth (Cutler) Faulkner

Sophia Elizabeth (Cutler) Faulkner

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Alice Margaret (Denton) Faulkner gravesite Norman Brady Faulkner Albert Faulkner A. J. Faulkner

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1896 - In the year that Janie Faulkner was born, in April, the first study on global warming due to CO2 - carbon dioxide - in the atmosphere was published by Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius. Arrhenius concluded that human activity due to the Industrial Revolution would amplify CO2 in the atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect. His conclusions have been extensively tested in the ensuing 100+ years and are still seen to hold true.

1897 - At the age of merely 1 year old, Janie was alive when on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

1942 - She was 46 years old when on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

1989 - She was 93 years old when on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

1995 - In the year of Janie Faulkner's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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Janie Faulkner passed away on November 27, 1995 at 99 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Janie. She was born on May 12, 1896. There is no information about Janie's immediate family. We know that Janie Faulkner had been residing in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City County, Missouri.

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