Henry Carl Beasley

20 January 1899–12 March 1986 (Age 87)
Wesson, Copiah, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Henry Carl

When Henry Carl Beasley was born on 20 January 1899, in Wesson, Copiah, Mississippi, United States, his father, Henry Madison Beasley, was 30 and his mother, Millie L. Smith, was 29. He lived in Beat 2, Copiah, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 March 1986, at the age of 87, and was buried in Georgetown, Copiah, Mississippi, United States.

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Henry Madison Beasley
Millie L. Smith
Elbert Marion Beasley
Hattie E. Beasley
Lilly Q. Beasley
Henry Carl Beasley
Jasper Harvey "Harry" Beasley, Sr.

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Madison Beasley


    Millie L. Smith




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 8

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Beesley, perhaps from Old English bēos ‘bent grass’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry C Beasley in household of Henry M Beasley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Carl H Beasley in household of Henry M Beasley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Carl Beasley, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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