Sarah Libby ((Shapiro) ) Becker (1890 - 1957)

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Sarah Libby (Shapiro) Becker
1890 - 1957
updated February 06, 2019
Sarah Libby (Shapiro ) Becker, mother to 7 children, was born on December 9, 1890 in Manhattan, New York. She was born into the Shapiro family and married into the Becker family. She was born to Hyman Shapiro and Rose (NeTABACH) Shapiro, with siblings Esther and Joseph. Sarah married Louis Becker, and they gave birth to Bertram Becker, Stanley Becker, Ruth Becker, Claire (Becker) Socolick, Jerome "Jackie" Becker, Martin Shepard Becker, and Norman Becker Mr.. She died on February 19, 1957 at Coney Island area of Brooklyn, New York, New York at 66 years old.


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Sarah Becker was born on at Attorney St, in Manhattan, New York County, New York United States 10002


Sarah Becker died on at Coney Island area of Brooklyn, in New York, Kings County, New York United States

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Burial Mount Hebron Cemetery Flushing Queens County New York, USA Plot: Block: 27 Reference: 1 Section: A-E Lot:Line: 3Grave: 1 ,


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Post Office , in Brooklyn , Kings Co,. NY

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Sarah Libby (Shapiro ) Becker Family Tree

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Hyman Shapiro
1859 - 1947
Rose (NeTABACH) Shapiro
1857 - Feb 18, 1932




Louis Becker
Born: Jul 4, 1890


Stanley Becker
Jun 19, 1923 - Oct 8, 1928
Ruth Becker
May 11, 1915 - Apr 9, 2001
Jerome "Jackie" Becker
May 12, 1925 - 1980
Martin Shepard Becker
Born: Jun 15, 1928
Norman Becker Mr.
Jun 7, 1917 - Jan 11, 1999


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I remember looking under her bed for her slippers or shoes. As she was not well she was in bed allot.
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1890 - 1957 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that Sarah Libby (Shapiro ) Becker was born, on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1912, by the time she was 22 years old, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1924, when she was 34 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 1946, by the time she was 56 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 1957, in the year of Sarah Libby (Shapiro ) Becker's passing, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

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