Bettie Virginia Lacy

2 December 1921–22 January 1996 (Age 74)
Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia, United States

The Life of Bettie Virginia

When Bettie Virginia Lacy was born on 2 December 1921, in Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia, United States, her father, Orlando Joseph Lacy, was 37 and her mother, Helen Elizabeth Davis, was 33. She lived in Palm Springs, Riverside, California, United States in 1961 and Fountain Valley, Orange, California, United States in 1996. She died on 22 January 1996, in Huntington Beach, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 74.

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Orlando Joseph Lacy
Helen Elizabeth Davis
Thurlow Joseph Lacy
Raymond Arthur Lacy
Robert John Lacy
Doris May Lacy
Bettie Virginia Lacy

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 10

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lassy in Calvados, named from a Gaulish personal name Lascius (of uncertain meaning) + the locative suffix -acum. The surname is widespread in Britain and Ireland, but most common in Nottinghamshire. In Ireland the family is associated particularly with County Limerick.

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

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Story Highlight

Death Takes O. J. Lacy at Age 72

Death ended the long and bountiful career of OJ Lacy prominent Sacramento civic leader, at the age of 72 yesterday. Hospitalized for three weeks with a heart ailment, Lacy died at 7:10 PM in Sutter Ge …

Sources (3)

  • Bettie Lacy in household of Orlando Lacy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Betty V Lacy in household of Orlando J Lacy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Orlando J Lacy, "United States Census, 1930"

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