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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Roy Sessions Beauchamp
Edith Ellen O'Daniel
Marriage: 29 October 1905
Mildred Aletha Beauchamp
Jerrene Dixie Beauchamp
Dora Helen Beauchamp
Laura Blanche Beauchamp
Elizabeth Ann Beauchamp

Spouse & Children

29 October 1905
Ellis, Texas, United States


  • Mildred Aletha Beauchamp


  • Jerrene Dixie Beauchamp


  • Dora Helen Beauchamp


  • Laura Blanche Beauchamp


  • Elizabeth Ann Beauchamp


Parents & Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)


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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