Theresa Virginia (Steele) Beasley (1881 - 1963)

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Birth

in Tothill Creek, SA Australia

Death

in in Birchip, VIC Australia
Cause of death: bleeding

Cause of death

bleeding

Burial / Funeral

at birchip, in Birchip, VIC Australia

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Last Known Residence

birchip Campbell St;, in Birchip, VIC Australia

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Family

Mother: Johanna Jacobs
Siblings: Andrew JamesSteele

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Middle name

Virginia

Maiden name

Steele

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Ethnicity

anglo saxon

Nationality

Australian

Religion

CofE

Gender

Female

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1881 - In the year that Theresa Virginia (Steele) Beasley was born, on November 19th, a meteorite landed a few miles southwest of Odessa, Ukraine. According to one report: "About 7 o'clock one morning a bright and serpentine tail of fire was seen passing over the town by the inhabitants of Odessa, and M. Prendel, editor of one of the Odessa papers, surmising that the phenomenon betokened a fall of meteorites, offered a reward to any person who would bring him one. Three days afterward a gentleman of Grossliebental brought him one which had been found by a peasant who was nearly frightened out of his senses at its fall. It fell beside him while at work in his field and buried itself .55 meters (almost 2 ft) into the ground." The recovered piece was about 17.5 lbs.

1915 - She was 34 years old when The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

1951 - Theresa was 70 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

1953 - Theresa was 72 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

1963 - In the year of Theresa Virginia (Steele) Beasley's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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Theresa Virginia (Steele) Beasley passed away in 1963 in Birchip, VIC Australia at 82 years of age. Her family lists the cause of death as: bleeding. She was buried in birchip, Birchip, VIC Australia. Theresa was born in 1881 in Tothill Creek, SA Australia. She was born to Johanna Jacobs, with sibling Andrew.

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