Pearl Ellen Midkiff

Female1908–July 1972

Brief Life History of Pearl Ellen

When Pearl Ellen Midkiff was born in 1908, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Scofield M. Midkiff, was 42 and her mother, Mary Paralee Gardner, was 31. She married Burlie D. Beaton on 15 October 1927, in Greene, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Clay, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Blue Cane Township, Greene, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. She died in July 1972, in Paragould, Greene, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Burlie D. Beaton
Pearl Ellen Midkiff
Marriage: 15 October 1927
Dortha Beaton Weatherford
James Wesley Beaton
Mary Dean Beaton
Jimmy Dewayne Beaton
Joann Beaton Weber

Sources (6)

  • Pearl Midciff in household of S M Midciff, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pearl Midkiff Beaton in entry for Mrs Joann Weber, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Pearl Beeton in household of Burlie Beeton, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1927Greene, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 0

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

    Age 14

    In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.


    Age 19

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Mittelkauff, an occupationalname for a broker or middleman, from Middle High German mittel‘middle’ + kauf ‘purchase’. Compare Middlekauff .

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

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