Beulah Potts

18 January 1899–1992 (Age 93)
Louisville, Clay, Illinois, United States

The Life of Beulah

When Beulah Potts was born on 18 January 1899, in Louisville, Clay, Illinois, United States, her father, Alva Potts, was 31 and her mother, Jennie Elizabeth Clark, was 28. She married Cecil Marion Ross on 12 August 1918, in Fountain, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1992, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cecil Marion Ross
Beulah Potts
Marriage: 12 August 1918
Emmaline Naomi Ross
Glen Ross
Wanda Maye Ross
William Wayne Ross
Donabell Imogene Ross

Spouse and Children

12 August 1918
Fountain, Indiana, United States


    Emmaline Naomi Ross


    Glen Ross


    Wanda Maye Ross



    Donabell Imogene Ross


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 11

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 26

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from Pott 1, particularly common in northeastern England.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bulah Patts in household of Alva Patts, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Beulah Ross in household of Cecil Ross, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beulah Ross in household of Cecil Ross, "United States Census, 1930"

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