Rebecca Ann "Becky" Block

Female19 March 1961–18 June 2007

Brief Life History of Rebecca Ann "Becky"

When Rebecca Ann "Becky" Block was born on 19 March 1961, in Grayson, Texas, United States, her father, James Ray Block, was 30 and her mother, Mary Gertrude Deweese, was 30. She died on 18 June 2007, in Texas, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Savoy, Fannin, Texas, United States.

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James Ray Block
Mary Gertrude Deweese
Rebecca Ann "Becky" Block
Glenn Block

Sources (2)

  • Rebecca Ann Block, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Rebecca Ann Block Wardlow, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)

1962 · The Cuban Missile Crisis

Age 1

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.

1963 · Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

Age 2

John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated in Dallas at 12:30pm. He was riding in a presidential motorcade by Jacqueline (his wife), with John Connally (Texas Governor) and Connally's wife (Nellie). President Kennedy was pronounced dead in Parkland Memorial Hospital within thirty minutes of the shooting.

1974 · The President Resigns

Age 13

From the aftermath of the Watergate Scandal, Richard Nixon resigns. Being the first president to do so.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from Middle High German bloch, Middle Dutch bloc ‘block (of wood)’ in any of several senses, for example a topographic sense denoting a fenced field, a nickname for a large, lumpish man, or a metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker or a milliner.

English (mainly Suffolk): descriptive nickname from Middle English blok, bloke, usually meaning either ‘pale, wan, pallid’ (Old English blāc), but perhaps sometimes ‘black’ (of hair or appearance). The name could be interchangeable with the equally ambiguous Black and Blake . Alternatively, it may be an nickname derived from Middle English blok(ke), bloke ‘block (of wood)’, perhaps for someone thought to be stupid or someone who made or used wooden blocks. Compare Blocker and 1 above.

Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Bloch .

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

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