Nevin Dawson Beam

2 August 1915–17 May 1989 (Age 73)
Palmyra, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Nevin Dawson

When Nevin Dawson Beam was born on 2 August 1915, his father, Charles Henry Beam, was 25 and his mother, Sally R Bennetch, was 18. He lived in Palmyra, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 May 1989, at the age of 73, and was buried in Palmyra, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Nevin Dawson Beam
Anna Di Stefano

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    Anna Di Stefano


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Henry Beam


    Sally R Bennetch





    Catharine E Beam


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

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

1 English: from Old English bēam ‘beam’, ‘post’, a term with various applications. It denoted the beam of a loom and was therefore in some cases a metonymic occupational name for a weaver. In others it was a topographic name for someone who lived by a post or tree, or by a footbridge made from a tree trunk.2 Americanized form of German Boehm , or sometimes of Baum .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nevin Beam in household of Charles Beam, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nevin D Beam in household of Charles H Beam, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nevin Dawson Beam, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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