Bessie Isabelle Eves

28 November 1869–1 October 1940 (Age 70)
Millville, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Bessie Isabelle

When Bessie Isabelle Eves was born on 28 November 1869, in Millville, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Milton James Eves, was 24 and her mother, Mary J Fisher, was 28. She married John Henry Zehr on 24 February 1891, in Millville, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kingsville, Johnson, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Madison Township, Johnson, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 1 October 1940, in Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Zehr
1866–1925
Bessie Isabelle Eves
1869–1940
Marriage: 24 February 1891
Ray Christian Zehr
1891–1936
Roy Milton Zehr
1891–1951
Harold Chester Zehr
1893–1933
Mary Sadie Zehr
1896–1940
Lola L Zehr
1899–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1891
Millville, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

    Male1891–1936Male

    Male1891–1951Male

    Harold Chester Zehr

    Male1893–1933Male

    Mary Sadie Zehr

    Female1896–1940Female

    Lola L Zehr

    Female1899–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 8

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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

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: metronymic from Eve .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bessie Eves in household of Milton J Eves, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bessie J Zehr in household of John H Zehr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bessie I Zehr, "United States Census, 1910"

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