Bettie Ann Rogers

Brief Life History of Bettie Ann

When Bettie Ann Rogers was born on 2 November 1935, in Haskell, Haskell, Texas, United States, her father, Floyd Morgan Rogers, was 34 and her mother, Willa Nell "Nellie" Smith, was 27. She married Garlon Leon "Pete" Long on 15 March 1952, in Haskell, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Haskell, Texas, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. She died on 16 May 2009, at the age of 73, and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico, United States.

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Garlon Leon "Pete" Long
Bettie Ann Rogers
Marriage: 15 March 1952

Sources (13)

  • Betty Ann Rogers, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Bettie Ann Rogers, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Betty Ann Rogers, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

1940 · Roosevelt County Museum Opens

Six years after Eastern New Mexico University opened, the Roosevelt County Museum opened on the campus. The museum exhibits artifacts going back to the time of the early settlers and the Native Americans. It portrays the customs, folklore, technology, and more.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Roger , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Irish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Ruaidhrí (see Rorie ).

History: Thomas Rogers (c. 1587–1621), born in London, England, was among the Pilgrim Fathers who sailed on the Mayflower in 1620. He died during the first winter at Plymouth Colony, but his son Joseph survived and married, and was later joined in MA by his brother John. This name was subsequently brought to North America independently by many different bearers.

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

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Betty Ann Long

Betty A. Long, 73, of La Plata, went home to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, May 16, 2009. She was born Nov. 2, 1935, in Haskell, Texas, to Floyd M. and Nellie Rogers. We will miss our beloved bride, …

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