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
1879–1929
Bess Bond DeVore
1891–1955
Marriage: 8 June 1910
Elizabeth D Mcintosh
1916–
James Robert McIntosh
1922–1968
Annette Devore McIntosh
1923–2006

Spouse and Children

    George Wade McIntosh

    Male1879–1929Male

    Female1891–1955Female

MARRIAGE
8 June 1910
Los Angeles, California, United States
children

(3)

    Elizabeth D Mcintosh

    Female1916–Female

    James Robert McIntosh

    Male1922–1968Male

    Annette Devore McIntosh

    Female1923–2006Female

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Harrison DeVore Jr

    Male1847–1895Male

    Mary Elizabeth Sweeney

    Female1852–1934Female

siblings

(8)

    Jimmie Devore

    Male1872–1878Male

    Mary DeVore

    Female1877–1956Female

    Male1879–1964Male

    Male1881–1967Male

    Robert Harrison DeVore

    Male1886–1969Male

+3 More Children

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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