Edward Herman Beshears

26 December 1901–19 August 1978 (Age 76)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Edward Herman

When Edward Herman Beshears was born on 26 December 1901, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Heggerson Hamilton Beshears, was 21 and his mother, Zora Lucretia Miller, was 19. He married Flora B. Walsh on 2 April 1922, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Reddies River Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1978. He died on 19 August 1978, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Purlear, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States.

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Edward Herman Beshears
Flora B. Walsh
Marriage: 2 April 1922
Edward Allen Beshears
Steward Beshears

Spouse and Children

2 April 1922
North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Edgar Lester Beshears Sr


    Tam Laughton Hurbert Beshears


    Ivory Mae Beshears


    Pearl Fay Beshears


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Americanized variant of French Bouchard or Brasseur .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward H Beshears in household of Hegamon H Beshears, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ed H Beshears, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ed Beshears in entry for Mrs Lucretia Beshears, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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