Betty Jean Mcgrew

Brief Life History of Betty Jean

When Betty Jean Mcgrew was born in 1931, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Chester Lewis McGrew, was 22 and her mother, Verdie Beatrice Sadler, was 24. She lived in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1940.

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Chester Lewis McGrew
Verdie Beatrice Sadler
Betty Jean Mcgrew
Joseph Casel McGrew

Sources (1)

  • Betty Jean Mcgrew in household of Chester Mcgrew, "United States Census, 1940"

World Events (6)


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union because of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. This confrontation was the closest that the Cold War became a nuclear war.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern): altered form of Mulgrew .

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

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