Vera Beatrice Boswell

5 February 1903–21 September 1928 (Age 25)
Putnam, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Vera Beatrice

When Vera Beatrice Boswell was born on 5 February 1903, in Putnam, Tennessee, United States, her father, Rufus Whitney Boswell, was 22 and her mother, Gertrude Ermine Ramsey, was 18. She lived in Civil District 9, Overton, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 19, Smith, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 21 September 1928, in Putnam, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Whittaker Cemetery, Monterey, Putnam, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Whitney Boswell
1880–1916
Gertrude Ermine Ramsey
1884–1946
Vera Beatrice Boswell
1903–1928
Mabel Helen Boswell
1905–1907
Rufus Edward Boswell
1908–1966
Mary Marietta Boswell
1911–1954

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (7)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 9

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

Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Beuzeville in Seine Maritime, France, named with Old French Beuze (a personal name probably of Germanic origin) + ville ‘settlement’. The final element has been altered as a result of association with the common place name ending -well ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vera Bernell in household of Ermin T Hoover, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vera Boswell in household of Rufus W Boswell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vera Boswell, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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