Beulah Belle Woolsey

12 January 1898–9 January 1971 (Age 73)
Murphysboro, Jackson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Beulah Belle

When Beulah Belle Woolsey was born on 12 January 1898, in Murphysboro, Jackson, Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas M. E. Woolsey, was 35 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Tyner, was 30. She married William H Swarberg in 1922, in California, United States. She lived in Union, Union, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Compton Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 9 January 1971, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Compton, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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William H Swarberg
Beulah Belle Woolsey
Marriage: 1922

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California, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 8

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 20

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Wulsi, Old English Wulfsige, composed of the elements wulf ‘wolf’ + sige ‘victory’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Beulah Swarberg in household of William Swarberg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beulah L Woolsey in household of Thomas E Woolsey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Beulah Woolsey in household of Thomas Woolsey, "United States Census, 1900"

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