Nevin Harry Beachley

14 July 1892–10 November 1986 (Age 94)
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Nevin Harry

When Nevin Harry Beachley was born on 14 July 1892, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Noah A. Beachley, was 26 and his mother, Cora Alice Brant, was 22. He married Laura G. Berkley on 7 April 1920, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Brothersvalley Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States for about 40 years. He died on 10 November 1986, in Somerset, Shaw Mines, Summit Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Beachdale, Brothersvalley Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nevin Harry Beachley
Laura G. Berkley
Marriage: 7 April 1920

Spouse and Children

7 April 1920
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 13

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Beachley in Gloucestershire, recorded in the 12th century as Beteslega ‘woodland clearing of a man called Betti’.2 Americanized form of German Buechler or Büchle or of the Swiss form Büchli ( see Buechel ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nevin Beachley in household of Noah Beachley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry N Beachly in household of Noah A Beachly, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nevin Beachley in household of Noah A Beachley, "United States Census, 1920"

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