Wardie Frances Beck

8 July 1883–14 September 1978 (Age 95)
Owasco, Sullivan, Missouri, United States

The Life of Wardie Frances

Wardie Frances Beck was born on 8 July 1883, in Owasco, Sullivan, Missouri, United States. She married Jesse Williams on 21 October 1900. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 14 September 1978, in Green Castle, Sullivan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Green Castle, Sullivan, Missouri, United States.

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Jesse Williams
Wardie Frances Beck
Marriage: 21 October 1900
Mr. Clare Williams
Bertha Juanita Williams
Walter Gail Williams
Pharis Williams
Mr. Kenneth Williams
Miss. Roma Williams
Lucille Williams
Mr. Raymond Ryan Williams
Iris Marie Williams
Lola Faye Williams
Hazel Aileen Williams
Ailene Williams

Spouse and Children

21 October 1900
Garner, Missouri, USA


    Mr. Clare Williams


    Miss. Roma Williams


    Lucille Williams




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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 21

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 25

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 English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France, for example Bec Hellouin in Eure, named with Old Norman French bec ‘stream’, from the same Old Norse root as in 1.3 English: probably a nickname for someone with a prominent nose, from Middle English beke ‘beak (of a bird)’ (Old French bec).

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

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