Beverly Hillier

26 September 1927–7 February 2002 (Age 74)
North Dakota, United States

The Life of Beverly

When Beverly Hillier was born on 26 September 1927, in North Dakota, United States, her father, Clifford Charles Hillier, was 27 and her mother, Helen Marie Gabriel, was 21. She lived in Glenwood, Pope, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 7 February 2002, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 74.

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Harvey Peterson
Beverly Hillier

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 4

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English (southwest): occupational name for a roofer (tiler or thatcher), from an agent derivative of Middle English hele(n) ‘to cover’ (Old English helian).2 French: from the personal name Hillier ( see Hillary ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Beverly Hillier in household of Clifford C Hillier, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beverly Peterson in entry for Helen M Hillier, "Minnesota, Obituaries 1865-2006"

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