Beachie Ruthie Beauchamp

1891–1945 (Age 54)
Ellis, Texas, United States

The Life of Beachie Ruthie

When Beachie Ruthie Beauchamp was born on 27 April 1891, in Ellis, Texas, United States, her father, Pvt Jeroboam Downing Beauchamp, was 48 and her mother, Ada Adelaide Tharp, was 36. She married Desire Paul Ernest Gerault on 17 August 1913, in Ellis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Ellis, Texas, United States for about 40 years. She died on 21 October 1945, in Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Myrtle Cemetery, Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Beachie Ruthie Beauchamp
1891–1945
Desire Paul Ernest Gerault
1883–1932
Marriage: 17 August 1913
Paul Ernest Gerault
1918–2007
Willie Frank Gerault
1920–1993

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
17 August 1913
Ellis, Texas, United States
children

(2)

  • Paul Ernest Gerault

    Male1918–2007Male

  • Willie Frank Gerault

    Male1920–1993Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 15

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (or Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of several places in France, for example in Manche and Somme, that are named with Old French beu, bel ‘fair’, ‘lovely’ + champ(s) ‘field’, ‘plain’. In English the surname is generally pronounced Beecham.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Gerault, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Gerault in household of Paul Gerault, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Beauchamp in household of Jerry Beauchamp, "United States Census, 1910"

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