Bessie Clade Ingle

30 October 1893–23 May 1968 (Age 74)
Union Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Bessie Clade

When Bessie Clade Ingle was born on 30 October 1893, in Union Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States, her father, Rufus Nebraska Ingle, was 34 and her mother, Laura Augusta Lowe, was 27. She married Leonard Sims on 27 November 1909, in Mason, Effingham, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Blackwell, Kay, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 23 May 1968, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Towanda Cemetery, Towanda, Butler, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Sims
Bessie Clade Ingle
Marriage: 27 November 1909
Alva Kermit Sims
William M R Sims
Marion E. Sims

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1909Mason, Effingham, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 14
    Oklahoma is the 46th state.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Ingel, Ingald, Ingold (Old Norse Ingialdr, Ingœld, itself apparently borrowed from the Old English Ingeld, a name of ancient Germanic origin consisting of an intensive prefix in- + geld- ‘reward, forfeit’).English: from the Middle English personal name Ingulf, representing either Old Norse Ingólfr, Ingulf or its ancient Germanic cognate, Ingenwulf, introduced to England by the Normans; the first element is derived from an ancient Germanic heroic name, and the second is ‘wolf’. As a surname it either died out or was absorbed by Ingle and its variants.Americanized form of German Ingel: from a short form of any of several ancient Germanic personal names formed with Ing- (see 1 above). The surname Ingel is very rare in Germany.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Bessie C Sims in household of Leonard Sims, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Bessie Engle, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
    • Bessie C Sims in household of Lenard Sims, "United States Census, 1910"

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