David Hunter Beaver

Male16 July 1876–9 June 1927

Brief Life History of David Hunter

When David Hunter Beaver was born on 16 July 1876, in Franklin Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob A Beaver, was 29 and his mother, Lydia Frances Pyle, was 24. He married Myra M Clark on 25 June 1906, in Mahoning, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Washington Parish, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Five Points, Salem Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 9 June 1927, in Salem Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in New Salem, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Hunter Beaver
Myra M Clark
Marriage: 25 June 1906
Francis Mae Beaver
Oscar Beaver
Hazel Irene Beaver

Sources (10)

  • David Beavers in household of Albert Weister, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David H. Beaver, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • David Hunter Beaver, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 June 1906Mahoning, Ohio, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 1

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 14

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Belvoir in Leicestershire, pronounced beever (/bi:və/), so named with Old French beu, bel ‘fair, lovely’ + veïr, voir ‘to see’, i.e. a place with a fine view. This name may also be derived from any of several places in France called Beauvoir, for example in Manche, Somme, and Seine-Maritime, all of which have the same etymology as above.

    English: nickname from Middle English bever, bevre (Old English beofor) ‘beaver’, possibly referring to a hard worker, or from some other fancied resemblance to the animal. The existence of patronymic forms such as Beaverson suggest that this may also have been a personal name.

    Native American (Creek): from a translation into English of the Muscogee Creek clan name Echaswvlke (‘Beaver clan’), derived from a word meaning ‘beaver’.

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

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