Betty Jean Womble

Female13 April 1930–8 July 1999

Brief Life History of Betty Jean

When Betty Jean Womble was born on 13 April 1930, her father, Carl Richard Womble Sr., was 22 and her mother, Mary Josephine Estes, was 18. She married G. T. Smith on 22 October 1945, in Corinth, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States. She lived in Civil District 5, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 8 July 1999, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 69.

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G. T. Smith
Betty Jean Womble
Marriage: 22 October 1945

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  • Betty Jean Womble in household of Carl R Womble, "United States Census, 1940"

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  • Marriage
    22 October 1945Corinth, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States
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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

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

    1931 · The Parthenon is Built

    Age 1

    In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

    1949 · NATO is Established

    Age 19

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Wombwell in Yorkshire. The placename may derive from an Old English personal name Wamba or the Old English word wamb ‘womb, belly’ (used in a topographic sense to mean ‘hollow, area of low ground) + wella ‘spring, stream’.

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

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