Leonard Cleveland Beish

Male22 November 1886–2 October 1944

Brief Life History of Leonard Cleveland

When Leonard Cleveland Beish was born on 22 November 1886, in Clearfield, Bushkill Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Jeffries Beish, was 35 and his mother, Mary M Miller, was 36. He had at least 5 daughters with Florence Mabel Grover. He lived in Luthersburg, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Berwick, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 2 October 1944, in Nescopeck, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Lime Ridge, South Centre Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Leonard Cleveland Beish
Florence Mabel Grover
Thelma Beish
Evelyn M Beish
Cleo Mary Beish
Dorothy D Beish
Virginia H. Beish

Sources (10)

  • Lenord C Biesch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leonard C Beish, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Leonard C Beish, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (5)

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 16

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Scottish (West Scotland): habitational name from Beith in Ayrshire.

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

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