Bettie Jean Ware

28 February 1921–2 October 2013 (Age 92)
Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States

The Life of Bettie Jean

When Bettie Jean Ware was born on 28 February 1921, in Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States, her father, Matthew Asaph Ware, was 45 and her mother, Cora Winifred Read, was 42. She lived in Boulder, Colorado, United States in 1997 and Central, Malawi in 2013. She died on 2 October 2013, in Mountain View, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Asaph Ware
Cora Winifred Read
Naomi Ware
Wilma Ware
Mabel Ware
Madge Ware
Thelma Mary Ware
Robert Asaph Ware
Othol Edwin Ware
Jack Gordon Ware
Bettie Jean Ware

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · Denver Airport opens

Age 8

On Oct 17 1929, Denver Municipal Airport opens. Later, in 1964, it would be renamed Stapleton International Airport. It would be replaced by Denver International Airport, 31 years later.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 24

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a dam or weir on a river (Old English wær, wer), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Ware in Hertfordshire. 2. nickname for a cautious person, from Middle English war(e) ‘wary’, ‘prudent’ (Old English (ge)wær).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Bettie Ware in household of Mathew Ware, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bonnie Jean Ware Neighbors in entry for Mrs Janet Moore Ware, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Elizabeth Shepherd, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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