Ellis Burch Beeson

20 November 1891–18 February 1986 (Age 94)
Licking, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ellis Burch

When Ellis Burch Beeson was born on 20 November 1891, in Licking, Ohio, United States, his father, James T Beeson, was 23 and his mother, Cora Jane Reese, was 21. He married Martha Christine Woolard on 14 June 1922, in Licking, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in St. Albans Township, Licking, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Harrison Township, Licking, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 18 February 1986, in Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Alexandria, St. Albans Township, Licking, Ohio, United States.

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Ellis Burch Beeson
Martha Christine Woolard
Marriage: 14 June 1922
Carl Franklin Beeson

Spouse and Children


    Martha Christine Woolard


14 June 1922
Licking, Ohio, United States


    Carl Franklin Beeson


Parents and Siblings

    James T Beeson


    Cora Jane Reese




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of the habitational name Beeston ( see Beaston ). The spelling reflects the local pronunciation of the Nottinghamshire place name, although this form is now quite widespread in England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellis B Besson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ellis B Beeson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ellis B Beeson in household of Frank J Beeson, "United States Census, 1920"

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