Olga Marie Beza

16 October 1915–25 December 1985 (Age 70)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Olga Marie

When Olga Marie Beza was born on 16 October 1915, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Vincent Frank Beza, was 28 and her mother, Olga Dobry, was 25. She lived in Savannah Township, Butler, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Weston, Saunders, Nebraska, United States in 1930. She died on 25 December 1985, in California, United States, at the age of 70.

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Vincent Frank Beza
Olga Dobry
Mildred Beza
Olga Marie Beza

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    Mildred Beza



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.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 19

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

Name Meaning

Czech (Březa) and Slovak: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree, Czech bříza; a common surname in Bohemia.

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

Sources (3)

  • Olga M Beza in household of Vincent F Beza, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Olga Marie Beza in household of Vincent Beza, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Olga Mysicka, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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