Bessie Mabell Doud

21 March 1890–February 1970 (Age 79)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Bessie Mabell

When Bessie Mabell Doud was born on 21 March 1890, in Kansas, United States, her father, Alfred Henry Doud, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Margaret Hayden, was 38. She married Clarence Hadley Pixler on 10 April 1912, in Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Esbon, Jewell, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Limestone Township, Jewell, Kansas, United States in 1920. She died in February 1970, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Hadley Pixler
Bessie Mabell Doud
Marriage: 10 April 1912
Clarence Harold Pixler
Mable Marie Pixler
Mildred E Pixler

Spouse and Children

10 April 1912
Kansas, United States


    Clarence Harold Pixler



    Mildred E Pixler


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Dowd 1.2 Muslim: variant of Daoud .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Bessie M Dood in household of Alford H Doud, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bessie M Pixler in household of Clarence H Pixler, "United States Census, 1920"

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