Harriet E. Beam

27 November 1886–14 April 1887
Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Harriet E.

When Harriet E. Beam was born on 27 November 1886, in Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States, her father, James Albert Beam, was 41 and her mother, Almira Rhodes, was 37. She died on 14 April 1887, at the age of 0.

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James Albert Beam
Almira Rhodes
Laura E. Beam
Jennie Elizabeth Beam
Joseph Albert Beam
Harriet E. Beam
Lewis William Beam Sr

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Name Meaning

1 English: from Old English bēam ‘beam’, ‘post’, a term with various applications. It denoted the beam of a loom and was therefore in some cases a metonymic occupational name for a weaver. In others it was a topographic name for someone who lived by a post or tree, or by a footbridge made from a tree trunk.2 Americanized form of German Boehm , or sometimes of Baum .

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

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