Beulah Elizabeth Wilbourn

8 September 1914–19 November 1964 (Age 50)
Colony, Washita, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Beulah Elizabeth

When Beulah Elizabeth Wilbourn was born on 8 September 1914, in Colony, Washita, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Champie Arthur Wilbourn, was 28 and her mother, Zetta Maude Foster, was 26. She married Vernon Lansford White on 22 July 1934, in Borger, Hutchinson, Texas, United States. She lived in Union Township, Washita, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Hutchinson, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 19 November 1964, in Weatherford, Custer, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Weatherford, Custer, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Vernon Lansford White
1903–1967
Beulah Elizabeth Wilbourn
1914–1964
Marriage: 22 July 1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 July 1934
Borger, Hutchinson, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion

Age 3

A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.
1929

Age 15

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: see Wilburn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Beulah E White in household of Vernon L White, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beulah E White in household of Vernon L White, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beulah Wilbourn in household of Maud Wilbourn, "United States Census, 1930"

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