Beulah Marie Winegar

1 July 1918–4 March 2009 (Age 90)
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

The Life of Beulah Marie

When Beulah Marie Winegar was born on 1 July 1918, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, her father, William Ozro Winegar, was 36 and her mother, Pet Anderson, was 34. She died on 4 March 2009, at the age of 90.

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John Lyle Cannon
1919–2003
Beulah Marie Winegar
1918–2009

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Dessa M Winegar

    Female1905–Female

    Orvil Winegar

    Male1906–Male

    Female1914–1975Female

    Female1918–2009Female

    Frank Winegar

    Male1918–Male

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 4

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Wijngaerd, a topographic name meaning ‘vineyard’. This is also a common place name in the Netherlands, and the surname may be a habitational name from one of these places. Also, it could be a metonymic occupational name for a wine producer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Beulah Winegar, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Buluah Winegar in household of William Winegar, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beulah Winegar in household of William Winegar, "United States Census, 1920"

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