Charles H. Bedford

15 July 1898–January 1987 (Age 88)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Charles H.

Charles H. Bedford was born on 15 July 1898, in Georgia, United States. He married Annie Mae Wortham in 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in January 1987, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lithonia, DeKalb, Georgia, United States.

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Charles H. Bedford
1898–1987
Annie Mae Wortham
1901–1982
Marriage: 1920
Charles Floyd Bedford
1925–1991

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1920
children

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 8

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 24

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the county seat of Bedfordshire, or a smaller place of the same name in Lancashire. Both are named with the Old English personal name Bēda + Old English ford ‘ford’. The name is now very common in Yorkshire as well as Bedfordshire.

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

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