Iva Beulah Pierson

26 July 1902–15 November 1963 (Age 61)
Lincoln, Washington, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Iva Beulah

When Iva Beulah Pierson was born on 26 July 1902, in Lincoln, Washington, Arkansas, United States, her father, Luke Pierson, was 26 and her mother, Maud Leatha Clark, was 22. She married William DeWitt on 10 May 1919, in Webb City, Jasper, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Galena, Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Mineral Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 15 November 1963, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States.

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William DeWitt
Iva Beulah Pierson
Marriage: 10 May 1919
Billy DeWitt
Rowena DeWitt
Robert DeWitt
Glen Dean DeWitt
John DeWitt
Jackie Leroy DeWitt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1919Webb City, Jasper, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 1
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
    1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice
    Age 2
    Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 17
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 10539;2007: 20627; 2010: 27983)English: variant of Pearson .North German: patronymic from the personal name Pier, a variant of Peer, vernacular shortened form of Peter . Compare Peerson .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Iva Dewitt in household of William Dewitt, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Iva Pearson in entry for Jack Dewitt and Janette Macy, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Iva Dewitt in household of Wm Dewitt, "United States Census, 1940"

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