Bessie Malinda Hoover

16 April 1889–3 September 1908 (Age 19)
Beckleysville, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Bessie Malinda

When Bessie Malinda Hoover was born on 16 April 1889, in Beckleysville, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, her father, David Emory Hoover, was 35 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Hoffacker, was 29. She married Charles Frederick Seaks on 20 February 1907, in Beckleysville, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. She lived in District 6 Election District, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1900. She died on 3 September 1908, at the age of 19, and was buried in Beckleysville, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Charles Frederick Seaks
Bessie Malinda Hoover
Marriage: 20 February 1907

Spouse and Children

20 February 1907
Beckleysville, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Parents and Siblings

    David Emory Hoover


    Mary Elizabeth Hoffacker




    Gerthelia Missouri Hoover



    John Henry Hoover


    Kate Melvin Hoover


    Kabe Melvin Hoover


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 7

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

Dutch: from Middle Dutch huve, a measure of land area ( compare German Huber ) + -er, suffix of agent nouns; a status name for a landowner or a prosperous small farmer.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Bessie M Hoover in household of Dabie Hoover, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bessie Malinda Hoover Seaks, "Find A Grave Index"

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