Beulah May Rodgers

23 April 1903–7 June 1961 (Age 58)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Beulah May

When Beulah May Rodgers was born on 23 April 1903, in Missouri, United States, her father, Jesse Pryor Rodgers, was 28 and her mother, Daisy Evelyn Duncan, was 22. She married Cyrus Larkin Hopkins on 3 June 1917, in Delaware, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Kuna, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Whitney Election Precinct, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 7 June 1961, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Cloverdale Memorial Park, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Cyrus Larkin Hopkins
Beulah May Rodgers
Marriage: 3 June 1917
Lola M Hopkins
Genoma Lorena Hopkins
Charles Lester Hopkins
Mildred Juanita Hopkins

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3 June 1917
Delaware, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)

1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 1

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 4

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1921 · Tulsa Race Massacre

Age 18

 By 1921, Tulsa was a booming city with a population of over one hundred thousand, with ten thousand African Americans in the Greenwood District. Crime rates in Tulsa soared and vigilantism was present. An incident occurred with Dick Rowland, an African American shoe shiner, and Sara Page, a white elevator operator. Reports claim Rowland stepped on Page’s foot and she let out a scream. The newspaper reported Rowland attempted to rape Page. Rowland was arrested and white vigilantes demanded the sheriff to hand over Rowland for lynching. An armed group of African American men went to the courthouse to aid in protecting Rowland from the mob. The group was turned away and a shot was fired between the white and African American groups, which ignited a riot. While buildings in Tulsa were burned, a major effort by whites focused mainly on the Greenwood District which was burned to the ground and many were shot. Over 30 people were killed and many were injured in the riots. 

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Roger 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bula Roggers in household of Jesse P Roggers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Beulah Hopkins in household of Cyrus L Hopkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beaulah M Hopkins in household of Cyrus L Hopkins, "United States Census, 1930"

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