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
Bessie Isabelle Eves
Marriage: 24 February 1891
Ray Christian Zehr
Roy Milton Zehr
Harold Chester Zehr
Mary Sadie Zehr
Lola L Zehr

Spouse and Children

24 February 1891
Millville, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States




    Harold Chester Zehr


    Mary Sadie Zehr


    Lola L Zehr


Parents and Siblings



+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.

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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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