James Egypt Beeson Wingfield

12 March 1866–24 February 1950 (Age 83)
Colorado, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of James Egypt

When James Egypt Beeson Wingfield was born on 12 March 1866, in Colorado, Texas, United States, his father, John Stuart Buson, was 38 and his mother, Sophia Wingfield, was 30. He married Didama Damey “Dama” Townsend in 1886. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Uvalde, Texas, United States in 1910 and Albany, Shackelford, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 24 February 1950, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Eastland, Texas, United States.

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James Egypt Beeson Wingfield
Didama Damey “Dama” Townsend
Marriage: 1886
Mary Lucy Benson
Ethel Lavinia Beeson
Martha Ada Beeson
Beatrice Beeson
James Willie Beeson
Jessie Loyd Beeson
Gladys Damey Beeson
Bessie Lee McCandless Beeson
Frances Agnes Beeson

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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 1
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1874: Shackelford, Texas, United States
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 24
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Beeston , a habitational name from a place called Beeston. The spelling reflects the local pronunciation of the Nottinghamshire placename, although this form is now quite widespread in England.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Jauls Beesan, "United States Census, 1900"
    • James E. Berson, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
    • J E Beason in entry for Loyd Jessie Beason, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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