Olive C Bessie Tracy

1887–
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Olive C Bessie

When Olive C Bessie Tracy was born on 3 May 1887, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Harmon Augusta Tracy, was 52 and her mother, Martha Jane Ross, was 23. She married W. F. Wright on 13 June 1911, in White, Arkansas, United States. She lived in De Soto, Jefferson, Missouri, United States in 1900.

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Olive C Bessie Tracy
1887–
W. F. Wright
1885–
Marriage: 13 June 1911

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 June 1911
White, Arkansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 1

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 31

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Olive Tracy in household of Herman A Tracy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Olive Tracy, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Olive Tracy, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"

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