Beatarice Luda Kirby

12 February 1885–12 February 1953 (Age 68)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Beatarice Luda

When Beatarice Luda Kirby was born on 12 February 1885, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Eliphus McDuffy Kirby, was 36 and her mother, Estella J Beard, was 27. She married Harrison Fred Neal on 29 June 1902, in Delta, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in North Lathram Township, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Mountain View Township, Kiowa, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 12 February 1953, in Gridley, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Harrison Fred Neal
Beatarice Luda Kirby
Marriage: 29 June 1902
Viola Mae Neal
Eldon Eldrige Neal
Cecil Ione Neal
Eldon Eldridge Neal
Dorothy E Neal
Essie Elsie Neal
Etta Lee Neal

Spouse and Children

29 June 1902
Delta, Texas, United States


    Viola Mae Neal



    Eldon Eldridge Neal


    Dorothy E Neal


    Essie Elsie Neal


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Eliphus McDuffy Kirby


    Estella J Beard




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 6

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern England called Kirby or Kirkby, from Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + býr ‘settlement’.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Garmhaic ‘descendant of Ciarmhac’, a personal name meaning ‘dark son’. Compare Kerwick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Betarice L Neal in household of Harrison F Neal, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beatras Neal in household of Harrison F Neal, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beatrice L Sal in household of Harrison T Sal, "United States Census, 1920"

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