Bessie Lillian Millerlie

11 October 1892–28 November 1942 (Age 50)
Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bessie Lillian

When Bessie Lillian Millerlie was born on 11 October 1892, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Herman T Millerlie, was 29 and her mother, Katharina Hertenstein, was 28. She married Howard Lafette Fuston Sr. on 16 May 1917, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 28 November 1942, in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Norwood Park Township, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howard Lafette Fuston Sr.
Bessie Lillian Millerlie
Marriage: 16 May 1917
Catherine Leona Fuston
Marjorie Louise Fuston
Howard Lafette Fuston Jr.

Spouse and Children

16 May 1917
Davidson, Tennessee, United States


    Catherine Leona Fuston


    Marjorie Louise Fuston


    Howard Lafette Fuston Jr.


Parents and Siblings

    Herman T Millerlie


    Katharina Hertenstein




    Charles Frederick Millerlie


    George Millerlie



    William H Millerlie


    Herman Thomas Millerlie


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World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

The  Chicago World's Fair was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to construct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the inventions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 · Saving Food Labels

Age 14

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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Sources (3)

  • Bessie L Millerlie in household of Herman Millerlie, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bessie L Fuston in household of Howard Fuston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bossie L Fuston in household of Howard L Fuston, "United States Census, 1930"

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