Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer


    Amelia Mary Earhart

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    • 1st Generation
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    • Birth Date:
    • 24 Jul 1897 
    • Birth Location:
    • Atchison, Atchison Co., Kansas 
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    • Death Date:
    • from 2 Jul 1937 to 5 Jan 1939 
    • Death Location:
    • Pacific Ocean 
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    • Notes: 
    • Amelia Earhart was an American aviation pioneer. She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first female to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She disappeared somewhere over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, while attempting to circumnavigate around the globe. On January 5, 1939, she was declared legally dead.

  • Marriages for Amelia Mary Earhart


    • Spouse:
    • George Palmer Putnam
    • Marriage Date:
    • 7 Feb 1931
    • Marriage Location:
    • Noank, New London, Connecticut

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  • Sources for Amelia Mary Earhart

    • 1 Altoona Tribune (Altoona, Pennsylvania), 24 SEP 1930, p. 2, Obituary for father Edwin S. Earhart, Newspapers.com (Digital Library), www.newspapers.com.
    • 2 Federal Census, IA, Polk County, 1910, Des Moines Ward 3, E.D. 111, Sheet 7B, Image 14 of 17, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 3 Federal Census, KS, Wyandotte County, 1900, Kansas City Ward 4, E.D. 157, Sheet 8A, Image 15 of 29, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 4 Reading Times (Reading, Pennsylvania), 09 FEB 1931, p. 1, "Amelia Remains Amelia Despite Her Marriage", Newspapers.com (Digital Library), www.newspapers.com.
    • 5 The Indiana Gazette (Indiana, Pennsylvania), 30 OCT 1962, p. 1, Obituary for mother Amy Otis Earhart, Newspapers.com (Digital Library), www.newspapers.com.
    • 7 Otis, William A., A Genealogical and Historical Memoir of the Otis Family in America, Chicago: Unknown (1924), 562, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

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