Wilford Kenney Beebe

12 February 1874–April 1946 (Age 72)
Pike, Pike, Wyoming, New York, United States

The Life of Wilford Kenney

When Wilford Kenney Beebe was born on 12 February 1874, in Pike, Pike, Wyoming, New York, United States, his father, Addison Jackson Beebe, was 31 and his mother, Mary Kenney, was 30. He married Agnes M. Welton on 23 July 1908. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Arcade, Wyoming, New York, United States for about 5 years and Arcade, Arcade, Wyoming, New York, United States in 1940. He died in April 1946, in New York, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Freedom, Cattaraugus, New York, United States.

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Wilford Kenney Beebe
Agnes M. Welton
Marriage: 23 July 1908
Vivian Mary Beebe

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23 July 1908


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): probably a variant of Beeby .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilford K Beeke, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilford Beebe in household of Adison J Beebe, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wilford K Beebe in household of A J Beebe, "New York State Census, 1875"

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