Betty Carolyn Stracener

8 May 1937–11 January 2010 (Age 72)
Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States

The Life of Betty Carolyn

When Betty Carolyn Stracener was born on 8 May 1937, in Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States, her father, William C. Stracener, was 19 and her mother, Vivian Ardell Miller, was 19. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Gregg, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 11 January 2010, in Fremont, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 72.

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William C. Stracener
Vivian Ardell Miller
Betty Carolyn Stracener
Betty Carolyn Stracener

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 12

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 21

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form, under Slavic influence, of German Strässner ( see Strassner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Betty Stracener in household of W C Stracener, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Betty Or Carolyn Hartin, "California, Oakland, Alameda County, Newspaper Record Collection, 1985-2011"
  • Betty Carolyn Hartin, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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