Betty Ruth Wiseley

Female16 September 1934–10 December 1979

Brief Life History of Betty Ruth

When Betty Ruth Wiseley was born on 16 September 1934, in Sullivan, Moultrie, Illinois, United States, her father, Otho Devere Wiseley, was 21 and her mother, Mearl Faye West, was 19. She lived in Scraper-Moecherville, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1950. She died on 10 December 1979, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan, Moultrie, Illinois, United States.

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Otho Devere Wiseley
Mearl Faye West
Betty Ruth Wiseley

Sources (2)

  • Betty R Wiseley, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Betty Ruth Wiseley Russell, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.


Age 8

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 13

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

English (Lancashire): variant of Wisely .

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

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