Katie Redfern (1898 - 1987)

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Katie Redfern
1898 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Katie Redfern was born on December 16, 1898. She died in May 1987 at age 88. We know that Katie Redfern had been residing in Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia 31792.

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Katie Redfern died in May 1987 at 88 years old. She was born on December 16, 1898. We have no information about Katie's immediate family. We know that Katie Redfern had been residing in Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia 31792.
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1898 - 1987 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that Katie Redfern was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1911, by the time she was only 13 years old, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1924, when she was 26 years old, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1979, at the age of 81 years old, Katie was alive when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1987, in the year of Katie Redfern's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Nathaniel Redfern
Jan 14, 1902 - September 1975
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William Redfern
Jun 8, 1899 - June 1975
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Cecil Huntley Redfern
Oct 20, 1930 - Jun 3, 2008
Greenville, South Carolina
Sue L Redfern
Dec 9, 1909 - Mar 6, 1991
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Mattie Redfern
Sep 6, 1880 - January 1969
Sandersville, Georgia
Linton Redfern
Aug 12, 1894 - March 1983
Lakeland, Florida
Morris C Redfern
Apr 16, 1926 - Aug 6, 1991
Ruth Redfern
Apr 3, 1912 - Apr 10, 1996
Trenton, NJ
Thomas C Redfern
Dec 1, 1977 - Dec 1, 1977
James Redfern
Aug 26, 1942 - October 1984
Soperton, Georgia
Ellis Redfern
Sep 17, 1904 - May 1969
Augusta, Georgia
Leland Redfern
Jul 17, 1920 - August 1985
Pavo, Georgia
Audrey M Redfern
Mar 27, 1925 - Oct 29, 2005
Lakeland, FL
Arthur Redfern
Oct 7, 1902 - November 1974
Mitchell, Georgia
Paul Redfern
Jun 12, 1932 - Dec 22, 1992
Lyons, GA
Ola P Redfern
Oct 31, 1901 - Nov 5, 1990
Hollis Redfern
Oct 13, 1947 - September 1977
Carrene S Redfern
May 20, 1921 - May 16, 2008
Jacksonville, Florida
M W Redfern
Feb 8, 1962 - March 1993
Ella K Redfern
Jan 15, 1924 - May 28, 2003
Lilburn, GA

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