Ida May Beeson

1860–Female
Jackson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ida May

Ida May Beeson was born in April 1860, in Jackson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States as the daughter of Elene.

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Elene
1829–
Sarah Beeson
1842–
William Larne Beeson
1848–
Ida May Beeson
1860–

Parents and Siblings

    Female1829–Female

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 46

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of the habitational name Beeston ( see Beaston ). The spelling reflects the local pronunciation of the Nottinghamshire place name, although this form is now quite widespread in England.

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

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