Elbie Eugene Beckman

2 April 1917–21 April 1985 (Age 68)
Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States

The Life of Elbie Eugene

Elbie Eugene Beckman was born on 2 April 1917, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States. He lived in Marion, Marion, Oregon, United States in 1920. He died on 21 April 1985, at the age of 68.

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World Events (3)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

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.
1918 · Spanish Flu Kills Thousands in Oregon

Age 1

The “Spanish Flu,” or the influenza pandemic, claimed the lives of over 50 million across the globe, 450,000 across the U.S., and thousands in Oregon during the years 1918 to 1919.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr) + man ‘man’.2 Swedish (Bäckman): ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘stream’ + man ‘man’.3 Respelling of German Beckmann .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Elbie Beckman in household of Herman Beckman, "United States Census, 1920"

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