Bessie G. Hulmes

November 1887–1905 (Age 17)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Bessie G.

When Bessie G. Hulmes was born in November 1887, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Henry Hulmes, was 36 and her mother, Alice J. Smith, was 37. She lived in Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died in 1905, at the age of 18, and was buried in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Hulmes
1851–1906
Alice J. Smith
1850–1931
Ralph G Hulmes
1877–1885
Ruth Hulmes
1877–
George Howard Hulmes
1882–1967
Bessie G. Hulmes
1887–1905
Alfred Willard Hulmes
1890–1940

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World Events (7)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 9

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Hilmes near Hersfeld (Hesse) or from Hildesheim, which is called Hilm(e)sen in the local dialect.

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

Sources (2)

  • Bessie G Hulmes in household of Geo H Hulmes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bessie G Hulmes, "Find A Grave Index"

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