Charles Francis Beach

Brief Life History of Charles Francis

When Charles Francis Beach was born on 19 May 1893, in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, Orson David Beach, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ann Andersen, was 27. He married Dorothy Snell on 15 November 1916, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1910.

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Charles Francis Beach
1893–
Marie Vaclavek
1903–1984
Marriage: 27 February 1937

Sources (16)

  • Charles F Black in household of David Black, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Francis Beach, "Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911"
  • Charles Thomas Beach, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1927

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

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English beche ‘beech-tree’ (Old English bēce) or Middle English beche ‘stream’ (Old English bæce). Middle English beche may be from Old English bēce ‘beech’ or bæce ‘stream’, and without further evidence it is impossible to distinguish these in Middle English.

Americanized form of Alsatian and German Bitsch: habitational name from Bitche (German Bitsch) in Alsace and Lorraine, at the foot of the northern slope of the Vosges.

Americanized form of German (mainly Hesse) Bitsch: unexplained.

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

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