Bessie Darlene Hamrick

17 June 1896–3 April 1996 (Age 99)
Buda, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Bessie Darlene

When Bessie Darlene Hamrick was born on 17 June 1896, in Buda, Bureau, Illinois, United States, her father, Levi "Lee" Hamrick, was 22 and her mother, Kathryn Susann "Katie" Kinnick, was 20. She had at least 2 sons with Clifford W. Morris. She lived in Sheffield, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 3 April 1996, in Palm Desert, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Clifford W. Morris
1895–1952
Bessie Darlene Hamrick
1896–1996
Robert Clifford Morris
1923–1981
Russell William Morris
1926–1926

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1874–1950Male

    Kathryn Susann "Katie" Kinnick

    Female1876–1929Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 10

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German Hämmerich or Hemmerich .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bessie Hamrick in household of Nevy Hamrick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bessie M Morris in household of Clifford Morris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bessie Lanxon in household of Albert Lanxon, "United States Census, 1920"

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