Wynoma Bernice Hastings

13 March 1927–19 April 1996 (Age 69)
Paden, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Wynoma Bernice

When Wynoma Bernice Hastings was born on 13 March 1927, in Paden, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Oscar Hugh Hastings, was 38 and her mother, Lillie Margaret Stone, was 36. She died on 19 April 1996, in Edmond, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Hugh Hastings
1888–1951
Lillie Margaret Stone
1890–1963
James Earl Hastings
1908–1973
Oma Hastings
1917–
Troy Clyde Hastings
1910–1914
Nora Jewell Hastings
1913–1987
Raymond Ray Hastings
1919–1976
Wynoma Bernice Hastings
1927–1996

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 14

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from Hastings, a place in Sussex, on the south coast of England, near which the English army was defeated by the Normans in 1066 . It is named from Old English Hǣstingas ‘people of Hǣsta’. The surname was taken to Scotland under William the Lion in the latter part of the 12th century. It also assimilated some instances of the native Scottish surname Harestane ( see Hairston ).2 English: variant of Hasting .3 Irish (Connacht): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOistín ‘descendant of Oistín’, the Gaelic form of Augustine ( see Austin ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Berniece Hasting in household of O H Hasting, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Berniece Hastings in household of Oscar H Hastings, "United States Census, 1930"

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