Paul Bessey

1903–1985 (Age 82)
Stroud, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Paul

When Paul Bessey was born in 1903, in Stroud, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Elmer M. Besse, was 41 and his mother, Minnie May Arrowood, was 27. He lived in Pawhuska, Osage, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died in 1985, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Elmer M. Besse
1862–1923
Minnie May Arrowood
1876–
Elly Lucille Bessey
1901–1972
Paul Bessey
1903–1985
John David Bessey
1906–1963
Gertrude Lee Bessey
1907–1985

Parents and Siblings

    Elmer M. Besse

    Male1862–1923Male

    Minnie May Arrowood

    Female1876–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 0

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1907

Age 4

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1927

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places in Côte-d'Or and Loire named Bessey, from the Romano-Gallic estate Bassiacum, from the Roman personal name Bassius + the locative suffix -acum.

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

Sources (2)

  • Paul Bessey in household of Minnie Bessey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Paul N Besse in household of Elmer M Besse, "United States Census, 1910"

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