Elizabeth McVey Liter

1895–1955 (Age 59)
Point Pleasant, Mason, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth McVey

When Elizabeth McVey Liter was born on 2 October 1895, in Point Pleasant, Mason, West Virginia, United States, her father, Robert Pogue Liter, was 33 and her mother, Martha Gertrude Taylor, was 28. She married John Erle Beller on 24 February 1918, in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States. She lived in Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States in 1920. She died on 26 June 1955, in Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Lone Oak Cemetery, Mason, Virginia, United States.

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Elizabeth McVey Liter
John Erle Beller
Marriage: 24 February 1918

Spouse & Children

24 February 1918
Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Bessie M Liter


  • Female1895–1955Female

  • Gertrude Liter


  • Mattie G Liter


  • Robert E Liter


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 4

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Leiter or English Lighter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Bess Beller in household of John E Beller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bess M Liter in household of Mattie G Liter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bess Liter, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"

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