Bessie Isabelle Eves

Female28 November 1869–1 October 1940

Brief Life History 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 Johnson, Missouri, 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
Bessie Isabelle Eves
Marriage: 24 February 1891
Ray Christian Zehr
Roy Milton Zehr
Harold Chester Zehr
Mary Sadie Zehr
Lola L Zehr

Sources (12)

  • Bessie Eves in household of Milton J Eves, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bessie Isabelle Eves Zehr, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Bessie I Eves in entry for John H Zehr, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 February 1891Johnson, Missouri, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    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 (London): variant of Eaves .

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

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