David Hunter Beaver

16 July 1876–9 June 1927 (Age 50)
Franklin Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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
1876–1927
Myra M Clark
1886–1918
Marriage: 25 June 1906
Francis Mae Beaver
1907–1985
Oscar Beaver
1909–
Hazel Irene Beaver
1915–1995
Beaver
1917–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 June 1906
Mahoning, Ohio, United States
children

(4)

    Francis Mae Beaver

    Female1907–1985Female

    Oscar Beaver

    Male1909–Male

    Female1915–1995Female

    Beaver

    Male1917–1917Male

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob A Beaver

    Male1847–1928Male

    Lydia Frances Pyle

    Female1852–1916Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

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

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of several places in France called Beauvoir, for example in Manche, Somme, and Seine-Maritime, or from Belvoir in Leicestershire. All of these are named with Old French beu, bel ‘fair’, ‘lovely’ + veïr, voir ‘to see’, i.e. a place with a fine view.2 English: nickname from Middle English bevere, 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.3 Probably a translation of cognates of 2 in other languages, in particular Dutch Bever and German Bieber .

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Beavers in household of Albert Weister, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David Beaver in household of Jacob Beaver, "United States Census, 1880"
  • David H Beaver in household of Jacob Beaver, "United States Census, 1900"

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