Bessie B. Dutton

10 October 1890–
Townshend, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Bessie B.

Bessie B. Dutton was born on 10 October 1890, in Townshend, Windham, Vermont, United States as the daughter of William D. Dutton and Celista A. Harris.

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William D. Dutton
Celista A. Harris
Bessie B. Dutton
1890–

Parents and Siblings

    William D. Dutton

    MaleMale

    Celista A. Harris

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 10

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Dutton, especially those in Cheshire and Lancashire. The first of these is named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the second is from Old English personal name Dudd(a) ( see Dodd 1) + Old English tūn.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Bessie B Dutton in household of Lettie A Dutton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bessie B. Dutton, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"

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