Amelia Earhart was the first woman to cross the atlantic ocean solo

Date of Birth/Death: July 24,1897,July 2,1937

Place Born: Atchison Kansas

Family: Her father was:Samuel. Her mother was Amy. Her sisters were Muriel, Lucy, and Katherine.

Important/Interesting facts about early childhood:

At age seven,she built a roller coaster on the top of her grandpa’s shed.She loved to read.She attended a private school.Until she was twelve,she lived with her grandparents Alfred and Amelia Harres Otis,in a Atchison Kansas.

Married: She was married to George Putnam

Children: She had no children

Places lived as an adult:Atchison Kansas

What jobs did they have: Amelia Earhart was a pilot, George Putnam was a publisher.

Facts on Amelia Earhart:

She was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean by herself. .She loved to fly planes.She didn’t like acting like a lady.

Amelia Earhart was once flying to Howland, another Pacific Island.She never arrived.Over the years,a number of people have come forward with ideas about what happened to the heroic flyer.Some say she survived and went to live on a small island.Some say she was captured by Japanese soldiers,on an island being used as a military base.But there has never been any proof of these -or any other-stories.Today many people belive her plane crashed into the ocean and she died instantly.


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