Joseph Beller

Male19 February 1905–December 1949

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Beller was born on 19 February 1905, in Paradise, Putnam, West Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Addison Beller, was 50 and his mother, Naomi May Johnson, was 38. He married Grova Alice Lamb in 1932, in Jackson, West Virginia, United States. He lived in Union District, Putnam, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Union District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States for about 5 years. He died in December 1949, in Beckley, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Red House, Putnam, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Beller
Grova Alice Lamb
Marriage: 1932

Sources (9)

  • Joe Beller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph Beller, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Joseph Beller, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1932Jackson, West Virginia, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 1

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1906 · Licencing Butchers

    Age 1

    A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.


    Age 12

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a bell founder or bell ringer, from Middle English beller, an agent derivative of Old English belle ‘bell’. Compare Bell 2.

    German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Bell in North Rhine-Westphalia or Bellen near Bremen.

    German: nickname for a quarreller, from Middle High German bellen ‘to bicker, quarrel’.

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

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