Nonie Elmer Bearden

14 March 1900–15 December 1949 (Age 49)
Chickasaw Township, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Nonie Elmer

When Nonie Elmer Bearden was born on 14 March 1900, in Chickasaw Township, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Samuel Okenial Bearden, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Vivian "Battie" Dupriest, was 21. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Richard Brown. She lived in Willis, Marshall, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 15 December 1949, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 49.

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Richard Brown
Nonie Elmer Bearden
Enza Brown
Sylva Brown
Dois Alvis Brown

Spouse and Children



    Enza Brown


    Sylva Brown



Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Vivian "Battie" Dupriest




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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 7

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Possibly an English habitational name, a variant of Barden , or from places in Devon and Cornwall called Beardon, from Old English burh ‘manor’ + dūn ‘hill’. In the British Isles the surname is now rare occurring chiefly in Kent.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Nonie Brown in household of Richard Brown, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elmer Bearden in household of Sam O Bearden, "United States Census, 1910"

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