Beleter Ewing

7 February 1892–1989 (Age 96)
Farmerville, Union, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Beleter

When Beleter Ewing was born on 7 February 1892, in Farmerville, Union, Louisiana, United States, her father, Alcandis Ewing, was 27 and her mother, Ada Windes, was 22. She married Modester Carter in 1911, in Farmerville, Union, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ward Six, Union, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1989, in Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Farmerville, Union, Louisiana, United States.

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Modester Carter
Beleter Ewing
Marriage: 1911
A. D. Carter
W. C Carter
Geraldine Carter
Augustus Carter
Verda Juanita Carter
Sherman Carter

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  • Marriage
    1911Farmerville, Union, Louisiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 6
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 26
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: altered form of Ewen (itself a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eòghainn ‘son of Eòghann’), formed as if it were an English patronymic ending in -ing. See also McEwen .

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Belila Ewing in household of C* Ewing, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Boleita Ewing in household of Alicurad D Ewing, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Beleter Carter in household of Modesta Carter, "United States Census, 1930"

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