Bess Bond DeVore

23 November 1891–28 March 1955 (Age 63)
Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Bess Bond

When Bess Bond DeVore was born on 23 November 1891, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, her father, Robert Harrison DeVore Jr, was 44 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Sweeney, was 38. She married George Wade McIntosh on 8 June 1910, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Redlands, San Bernardino, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 March 1955, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Redlands, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Wade McIntosh
Bess Bond DeVore
Marriage: 8 June 1910
Elizabeth D Mcintosh
James Robert McIntosh
Annette Devore McIntosh

Spouse and Children

    George Wade McIntosh



8 June 1910
Los Angeles, California, United States


    Elizabeth D Mcintosh


    James Robert McIntosh


    Annette Devore McIntosh


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Harrison DeVore Jr


    Mary Elizabeth Sweeney




    Jimmie Devore


    Mary DeVore




    Robert Harrison DeVore


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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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 15

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 French: variant of De Var, a habitational name for someone from a place named Var, for example in Charente.2 Respelling of French Devors, a habitational name, with the preposition de, for someone from Vors in Aveyron.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bessie Devore in household of Mary E Devore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bessie B Mcintosh in household of George W Mcintosh, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bess Bond De Vore, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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