Sandra Jo Teets

19 February 1937–9 May 2009 (Age 72)
Buckhannon, Upshur, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sandra Jo

When Sandra Jo Teets was born on 19 February 1937, in Buckhannon, Upshur, Virginia, United States, her father, Dennis Billy Teets, was 21 and her mother, Virginia May Danforth, was 18. She died on 9 May 2009, in Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Dennis Billy Teets
1915–1976
Virginia May Danforth
1918–1998
Sandra Jo Teets
1937–2009
Roberta Lee Teets
1939–1941
Ida Lou Teets
1940–1976
William Henry Teets
1941–1981

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World Events (8)

1941

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 4

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 19

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Dietz or Diez .

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

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