Roy Sessions Beauchamp

1885–1965 (Age 79)
Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States

The Life of Roy Sessions

When Roy Sessions Beauchamp was born on 6 August 1885, in Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States, his father, Pvt Jeroboam Downing Beauchamp, was 42 and his mother, Ada Adelaide Tharp, was 30. He married Edith Ellen O'Daniel on 29 October 1905, in Ellis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He lived in Purdon, Navarro, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 16 April 1965, in Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Myrtle Cemetery, Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Sessions Beauchamp
1885–1965
Edith Ellen O'Daniel
1886–1936
Marriage: 29 October 1905
Mildred Aletha Beauchamp
1907–
Jerrene Dixie Beauchamp
1909–
Dora Helen Beauchamp
1915–2001
Laura Blanche Beauchamp
1921–2018
Elizabeth Ann Beauchamp
1923–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
29 October 1905
Ellis, Texas, United States
children

(5)

  • Mildred Aletha Beauchamp

    Female1907–Female

  • Jerrene Dixie Beauchamp

    Female1909–Female

  • Dora Helen Beauchamp

    Female1915–2001Female

  • Laura Blanche Beauchamp

    Female1921–2018Female

  • Elizabeth Ann Beauchamp

    Female1923–Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 9

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (or Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of several places in France, for example in Manche and Somme, that are named with Old French beu, bel ‘fair’, ‘lovely’ + champ(s) ‘field’, ‘plain’. In English the surname is generally pronounced Beecham.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Roy S Beauchamp in household of Jerry Beauchamp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy Beauchamp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy S Beauchamp, "United States Census, 1930"

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