Ulus L. Bethune

22 June 1925–10 August 2004 (Age 79)
Grove Oak, DeKalb, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Ulus L.

When Ulus L. Bethune was born on 22 June 1925, in Grove Oak, DeKalb, Alabama, United States, his father, Lester Ulas Bethune, was 27 and his mother, Gladys Menerva Kirtland, was 27. He lived in Election Precinct 17 Graham, DeKalb, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 August 2004, in Davenport, Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Grove Oak, DeKalb, Alabama, United States.

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Lester Ulas Bethune
Gladys Menerva Kirtland
Lola G. Bethune
M. Izell Bethune
Ulus L. Bethune

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II
Age 16
Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act
Age 22
The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

French (Béthune) and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Béthune in Pas-de-Calais, Picardy, France, recorded in the 8th century in the Latin form Bitunia, probably an adjective (with villa understood) derived from the oblique form of a Germanic personal name Betto, a hypocoristic formation. Compare Bettencourt , Beaton .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Ulas L Bethune in household of Lester U Bethune, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ulus L Bethune in household of U Lester Bethune, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Web: Alabama, Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Obituary Index, 1819-2006

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