Alberta Mae Humes McAlphin

28 May 1934–8 May 2007 (Age 72)
Monroe, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Alberta Mae Humes

When Alberta Mae Humes McAlphin was born on 28 May 1934, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, her father, Isaac Layton Hume, was 39 and her mother, Arpha Floy Page Wood, was 35. She died on 8 May 2007, in Westville, Georgetown Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States.

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Isaac Layton Hume
Arpha Floy Page Wood
Mary Humes Biggers
Dewey Scott Humes
Alberta Mae Humes McAlphin

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World Events (8)

1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 2

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

Age 8

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.
1954 · The First McDonald's Opens Its Doors

Age 20

Ray Kroc opened up the first McDonalds in Des Plaines after the McDonald Brothers gave him the rights to set up restaurants thoughout the country.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McAlpine .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Alberta Mae Humes McAlphin - Published information: Cemetery record or headstone: birth-name: Alberta Mae Humes McAlphin

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