Bessie Mae Bentle

26 March 1884–1 May 1974 (Age 90)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Bessie Mae

When Bessie Mae Bentle was born on 26 March 1884, in Ohio, United States, her father, George Washington Bentle, was 24 and her mother, Melissa Marie Hamman, was 21. She married Charles Earl Rumph on 25 December 1906, in Ashland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Sullivan, Ashland, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 1 May 1974, in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Earl Rumph
1883–1951
Bessie Mae Bentle
1884–1974
Marriage: 25 December 1906
Thelma Mae Rumph
1908–1981
Vivian Lucille Rumph
1910–1995
Enola Grace Rumph
1917–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1906
Ashland, Ohio, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Bentle

    Male1860–1927Male

    Melissa Marie Hamman

    Female1862–1915Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1884–1974Female

    Chloe C Bentle

    Female1885–Female

    Nina Della Bentle

    Female1890–1918Female

    Female1891–1958Female

    Clarence Leroy Bentle

    Male1893–1953Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 24

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

In some cases probably an Americanized spelling of South German Bentl or Bentele, from short forms of the personal name Pantaleon ( see Pantaleo ); in others perhaps an altered spelling of English Bendle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bessie M Mumph in household of Charles C Mumph, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bessie M Rumph in household of Charles H Rumph, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bessie Rumph in household of Chas E Rumph, "United States Census, 1940"

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