Marcus B. Beher
(Abt 1841-1896)
Mary Elizabeth Dill
(Abt 1841-1877)
Theophilus John Jackson Jett
(Abt 1835-1892)
Cynthia Ann Reed
(Abt 1839-1894)
Jefferson D. Beher
Willie Elizabeth Jett
Elta E. Beher


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1. Meachum H. Bagley

Elta E. Beher 1 2

  • Born: 3 Oct 1894, , , IN
  • Marriage (1): Meachum H. Bagley
  • Died: 8 Jan 1964, San Diego, San Diego, CA at age 69 3
  • Buried: San Diego, San Diego, CA

   FamilySearch ID: 9HVW-187.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Duck Creek Township, Madison, IN, USA. 4 The 1900 census recorded Jefferson Beher, teamster, 32, born Feb 1868, living with wife Millie E. [sic, indexed as Millie but poor handwriting in census is Willie], 26, Feb 1874; Mable G., 10, Nov 1890; Ella L., 6, Oct 1894; and Rubie, 4, Nov 1896. Jefferson, his parents, and Ella were born in Indiana. Mable and Rubie were born in Texas. Willie and her father were born in Georgia and her mother in Alabama.

2. Census in 1910 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, TX, USA. 5 The 1910 census recorded at 1508 Pacific Avenue: Jeff D. Beher, blacksmith in own shop, 41, living with wife Willie B., 35; and daughters Elta, seamstress in overall factory, 16, and Ruby, 13. Jeff, his parents, and Elta were born in Indiana. Willie and her parents were born in Georgia. Ruby was born in Texas. Willie had birthed 4 children by 1910 and all were alive.

3. Census in 1920 in Shamrock, Wheeler, TX, USA. 6 The 1920 census recorded Mea?h [sic, as indexed in census due to poor handwriting of Meach], farmer, 47, living with wife Elta E., 26, and daughter Geraldine, 3 years and 8 months. Meach and his parents were born in Kentucky. Elta was born in Indiana, her parents in Georgia.

4. Residence: on 10 Apr 1926 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 2

5. Census in 1930 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 7 The 1930 census recorded renting an apartment at 356 West 51st Street: Elta E. Bagley, widowed, garment worker mens trousers, 35, living with daughter Geraldine, 14. Elta was born in Indiana, her father in United States, and mother in Georgia. Geraldine was born in Oklahoma, her father in United States and mother in Indiana.

6. Census in 1940 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 8 The 1940 census recorded Elta E. Bagley, machine operator in mens wear factory, 45, living alone, renting an apartment at 356 West 51st Street. She lived in the same place in 1935. She was born in Indiana.

7. Newspaper: Pampa Daily News, 13 Dec 1956, Pampa, Gray, TX, USA. 1 Gerry Bagley of San Diego and Mrs. M. H. Bagley of Los Angeles visited in the Earnest Blake, H. H. Lile and Clark Bumpers homes recently.

Elta married Meachum H. Bagley. (Meachum H. Bagley was born on 15 May 1871 in , , TX,9 died on 27 Apr 1949 in Graham, Young, TX, USA 9 and was buried on 29 Apr 1949 in Farmer, Young, TX, USA 9.)


1 "Pampa Daily News (Pampa, Texas)," 13 Dec 1956, page 11.

2 Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX), 13 Apr 1926, obituary of Mrs. J. Beher.

3, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), Elta E Bagley, 08 Jan 1964.

4 1900 United States Census, Jefferson Beher, Duck Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 89, sheet 11A, family 213.

5 1910 United States Census, Jeff D Beher, Fort Worth Ward 3, Tarrant, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 105, sheet 5A, family 92.

6 1920 United States Census, Elta E Bagley in household of Mea?h H Bagley, Shamrock, Wheeler, Texas, United States; citing ED 243, sheet 22A, line 3, family 164.

7 1930 United States Census, Etta E Bagley, Los Angeles (Districts 0251-0500), Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 472, sheet 4B, line 97, family 227.

8 1940 United States Census, Elta E Bagley, Councilmanic District 8, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-578, sheet 12B, line 41, family 33.

9 Texas State Registrar Office, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database, (, Meach H Bagley, 27 Apr 1949; citing certificate number 19939, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,223,285.

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