Wilma Virginia Beach

13 December 1909–29 December 1982 (Age 73)
Patricks Point, Humboldt, California, United States

The Life of Wilma Virginia

When Wilma Virginia Beach was born on 13 December 1909, in Patricks Point, Humboldt, California, United States, her father, William Beach, was 50 and her mother, Ella Kate DeVault, was 24. She married Ruel Bernard Reckord on 13 December 1926, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States. She lived in Trinidad, Humboldt, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 December 1982, in Chico, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Chico, Butte, California, United States.

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Ruel Bernard Reckord
Wilma Virginia Beach
Marriage: 13 December 1926

Spouse and Children

13 December 1926
Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Beach





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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 1

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, Middle English beche, Old English bece, a byform of bæce. Compare Bach 3.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, from Middle English beche ‘beech tree’ (Old English bēce).3 Perhaps also an Americanized form of German Bisch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilma Beech in household of William Beech, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wilma V Beach in household of William Beach, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilma Virginia Chapman, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"

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