Betty Jean Peloit

Female31 January 1910–29 October 1989

Brief Life History of Betty Jean

Betty Jean Peloit was born on 31 January 1910 as the daughter of Charles Peloit and Etta Brown. She married Myron Crawford Hurt on 16 June 1956, in Shawneetown, Gallatin, Illinois, United States. She died on 29 October 1989, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Barry, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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Myron Crawford Hurt
Betty Jean Peloit
Marriage: 16 June 1956

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  • Betty Jean Peloit Hurt, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1956Shawneetown, Gallatin, Illinois, United States
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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 2

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

    Age 3

    Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.


    Age 21

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

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Polish Piłat or of its Germanized form Pilat .

    French: nickname derived from Old French pelu ‘hairy’.

    History: This surname (see 2 above) is listed in the register of Huguenot ancestors recognized by the Huguenot Society of South Carolina.

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

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