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
Bessie Mae Bentle
Marriage: 25 December 1906
Thelma Mae Rumph
Vivian Lucille Rumph
Enola Grace Rumph

Spouse and Children

25 December 1906
Ashland, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Bentle


    Melissa Marie Hamman





    Chloe C Bentle


    Nina Della Bentle



    Clarence Leroy Bentle


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


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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