Betty Jean Williamsen

17 April 1928–6 September 2009 (Age 81)
Exeter, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Betty Jean

When Betty Jean Williamsen was born on 17 April 1928, in Exeter, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States, her father, Elmer Williamsen, was 22 and her mother, Ruth Mae Pinneo, was 24. She married Roland Leroy "Dick" Hobson on 9 December 1955, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Fillmore, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Exeter-Fairmont Consolidated Township, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 6 September 2009, in Fairmont, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Waco, York, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roland Leroy "Dick" Hobson
Betty Jean Williamsen
Marriage: 9 December 1955
Randall Lee Hobson
Cathy Jo Hobson

Spouse and Children

9 December 1955
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States


    Randall Lee Hobson


    Cathy Jo Hobson


Parents and Siblings

    Elmer Williamsen





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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 16

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name William .2 Partly Americanized form of North German, Danish, and Norwegian Wilhelmsen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Betty Jean Williamson in household of Elmer Williamson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Betty Jean Williamson in household of Elmer Williamson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Betty Hobson in entry for Merna E Hofferber, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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