When Eva Louisa Bean was born on 29 March 1833, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Henry Bean, was 31 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Awalt, was 33. She married Soloman Perry Martin on 30 November 1852, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Spadra Township, Johnson, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Spadra, Johnson, Arkansas, United States in 1870. She died on 24 May 1904, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Johnson, Arkansas, United States.
English: nickname for a pleasant person, from Middle English bēne ‘friendly, amiable’.
English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of beans, from Middle English bene ‘bean’ (Old English bēan ‘beans’, a collective singular). The broad bean, Vicia faba, was a staple food in Europe in the Middle Ages. The green bean, Phaseolus vulgaris, came from South America and was not introduced to Europe until the late 16th century. The word bene was commonly used to denote something of little worth, and occasionally it may have been applied as a nickname for someone considered insignificant.
English: possibly a habitational or topographic name. Redmonds, Dictionary of Yorkshire Surnames, cites Adam del Bene of Harrogate (1351) as evidence to suggest that in the Harrogate area, where the Yorkshire name later proliferated, it may have been derived from a place where beans grew.
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!NAME: Eva Louisa "Louisa" Bean !NAME: Eva Louisa Bean - (AFN: HS6X-20) and (AFN: 1LJQ-3G), same people. Source L.D.S., Ancestral File. --------- !CENSUS: 1850 Johnson County, Arkansas census …
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