Bessie Mix

12 April 1889–8 December 1894 (Age 5)
Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States

The Life of Bessie

When Bessie Mix was born on 12 April 1889, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, her father, Milton J Mix, was 32 and her mother, Anna Eliza Hopkins, was 31. She died on 8 December 1894, in her hometown, at the age of 5.

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Family Time Line

Milton J Mix
1857–1917
Anna Eliza Hopkins
1858–1927
Bertha E Mix
1888–1928
Bessie Mix
1889–1894

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World Events (2)

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.

Name Meaning

1 Of German origin: perhaps a respelling of Micksch, from Mikusch, a pet form of Mikolaj, a Slavic form of Nicholas .2 Probably English: unexplained.

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

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