James Verne Beauchamp

1893–1921 (Age 28)
Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States

The Life of James Verne

When James Verne Beauchamp was born on 3 May 1893, in Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States, his father, Pvt Jeroboam Downing Beauchamp, was 50 and his mother, Ada Adelaide Tharp, was 38. He died on 24 September 1921, in Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pvt Jeroboam Downing Beauchamp
1842–1925
Ada Adelaide Tharp
1854–1928
Gerald Downing Beauchamp
1870–1958
George Tharp Beauchamp
1872–1926
Annie Adelade Beauchamp
1874–1885
Joseph Raleigh Beauchamp
1876–1964
Lizzie Beauchamp
1878–
Robert Hayden Beauchamp
1880–
Lutie Bell Beauchamp
1882–1981
Roy Sessions Beauchamp
1885–1965
Bonnie Eleanor Beauchamp
1887–
Dixon Lindsey Beauchamp
1887–1971
Albia Laura Beauchamp
1889–
Beachie Ruthie Beauchamp
1891–1945
James Verne Beauchamp
1893–1921
William Ferris Beauchamp
1896–1896

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

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 3

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 8

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

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)

  • James Beauchamp in household of Jerry Beauchamp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James V Beauchamp in household of Jerry D Beauchamp, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Vern Beauchamp, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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