Gessie Dymond

May 1873–1957 (Age 83)
Burns Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Gessie

When Gessie Dymond was born in May 1873, in Burns Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, her father, Chester Esquire Dymond, was 35 and her mother, Almena S. Thornton, was 31. She married Preserved Cooley Beemer on 2 September 1890, in Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Vassar Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Elba Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1957, in Gratiot, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Elsie, Clinton, Michigan, United States.

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Preserved Cooley Beemer
Gessie Dymond
Marriage: 2 September 1890
Florence Illia Beemer
Violet Hope Beemer

Spouse and Children

2 September 1890
Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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 and Irish: variant of Diamond 2 and 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gessie Beemar in household of P C Beemar, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gessie Beamer in household of P C Beamer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gessie Beamer in household of Peserved C Beamer, "United States Census, 1900"

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