Bessie May Huffman

Brief Life History of Bessie May

When Bessie May Huffman was born on 11 June 1898, in Summitville, Van Buren Township, Madison, Indiana, United States, her father, Franklin Charles Huffman, was 22 and her mother, Julia Ann Adora Bowers, was 19. She married Virgil Dean White on 23 December 1914, in Marion, Center Township, Grant, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Van Buren Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Pleasant Township, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 30 April 1986, in Marion, Center Township, Grant, Indiana, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Matthews, Jefferson Township, Grant, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Virgil Dean White
1896–1938
Bessie May Huffman
1898–1986
Marriage: 23 December 1914
Evelyn Myrtle White
1915–2006
James Russell White
1918–2000

Sources (17)

  • Bessie M White in household of Virgle D White, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bessie May Huffman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Bessie M Huffman White, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

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

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

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

Name Meaning

Altered form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Hoffmann .

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

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