Bessie May Utterback

19 August 1892–1 December 1969 (Age 77)
Prince William, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Bessie May

When Bessie May Utterback was born on 19 August 1892, in Prince William, Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph N Utterback, was 33 and her mother, Ida Lettetia Cockrell, was 26. She married Thomas Eppa Dunn on 21 December 1921, in Washington D.C., United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Mercer District, Loudoun, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Broad Run District, Loudoun, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 1 December 1969, in Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Sharon Cemetery, Middleburg, Loudoun, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Eppa Dunn
Bessie May Utterback
Marriage: 21 December 1921
Dorothy Elizabeth Dunn
Betty Mae Dunn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1921Washington D.C., United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
    Age 2
    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Flemish Van Utterbeeck, a habitational name for someone from a place called Itterbeek in Belgium.

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

    Sources (14)

    • Bessie Dunn in household of T E Dunn, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Bessie Utterback in entry for Curtis Porter Poland and Dorothy Elizabeth Dunn, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
    • Bessie Mae Dunn in entry for Thomas Eppa Dunn, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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