George Edwin Beams

16 July 1902–22 August 1965 (Age 63)
Knife Falls Township, Carlton, Minnesota, United States

The Life of George Edwin

When George Edwin Beams was born on 16 July 1902, in Knife Falls Township, Carlton, Minnesota, United States, his father, George Edwin Beams, was 31 and his mother, Mary Ann Sauter, was 25. He married Fern Wilson on 4 December 1921, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States. He lived in Iron River, Bayfield, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years and Mount Morris, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 22 August 1965, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States.

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George Edwin Beams
Fern Wilson
Marriage: 4 December 1921

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4 December 1921
Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 1

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 17

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

Irish and English: variant of Beamish .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Beams in household of George Beams, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • George Beams in household of George Beams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George E Beams in household of George E Beams, "United States Census, 1920"

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