Beatrice Cornelia Brenton

16 February 1911–17 June 1999 (Age 88)
Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life of Beatrice Cornelia

When Beatrice Cornelia Brenton was born on 16 February 1911, in Vigo, Indiana, United States, her father, Gordon "Gordy" Brenton, was 23 and her mother, Emma Myrtle Harper, was 21. She had at least 2 sons with Ernest F Pearson. She lived in Clinton, Vermillion, Indiana, United States in 1920 and East Chicago, Lake, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 17 June 1999, in Munster, North Township, Lake, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Ernest F Pearson
1907–1978
Beatrice Cornelia Brenton
1911–1999
Jack Wayne Pearson Sr
1932–2003
Raymand Person
1934–

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Gordon "Gordy" Brenton

    Male1887–1928Male

    Emma Myrtle Harper

    Female1889–1948Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name primarily from Brenton near Exminster, possibly named in Old English as Brȳningtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Brȳni’ (a personal name from Old English bryne ‘fire’, ‘flame’), or from any of the places mentioned at Brinton .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Beatrice Person in household of Tage Person, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beatrice Brenton in household of Nick Popa, "United States Census, 1920"

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