Jerome David Bean

3 February 1900–23 February 1987 (Age 87)
Gallatin, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jerome David

When Jerome David Bean was born on 3 February 1900, in Gallatin, Illinois, United States, his father, Jerome Foster Bean, was 39 and his mother, Alice Ethel Yost, was 39. He lived in Grantsburg, Johnson, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Grant Precinct, Massac, Illinois, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 23 February 1987, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in North Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States.

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Jerome Foster Bean
Alice Ethel Yost
Mary Jewel Bean
Ruth Yost Bean
James L. Bean
Susan L. Bean
Jerome David Bean

Parents and Siblings


    Alice Ethel Yost




    Mary Jewel Bean


    Ruth Yost Bean


    James L. Bean


    Susan L. Bean



World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 5

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of beans, from Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular). Occasionally it may have been applied as a nickname for a someone considered of little importance.2 English: nickname for a pleasant person, from Middle English bēne ‘friendly’, ‘amiable’ (of unknown origin; there is apparently no connection with Bain or Bon ).3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Beathán, a diminutive of beatha ‘life’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Bean in household of John H Kotter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David Bean in household of Jerome F Bean, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David Bean in household of Jarome F Bean, "United States Census, 1910"

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