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Elizabeth Russell Bean
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1886
Rosebud
Rosebud County
Montana, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 1906
Beaverhead County
Montana, USA

Elizabeth was the third of twelve children born to Milton and Henrietta Elizabeth (Sprague) Bean. She died at the age of 20 having never married or having any children.

Obituary

(Daily Examiner, Dillon, Montana, August 22, 1906)

GIRL IS ACCIDENTLY KILLED

Miss Russ Bean, daughter of Milton Bean, a well known ranchman of the Centennial Valley, was shot and killed last Monday as the result of an accidental discharge of a double-barreled shot gun in the hands of a small boy. The accident occurred at about 6 o’clock Monday morning at the home of Levi Shambow in the Valley. A small boy, who had been adopted by Mr. Shambow from the Orphan’s Home, started to take down the gun from the wall to shoot at a hawk which was flying around and in doing so, accidentally discharged one of the barrels. The charge struck Miss Bean, who was standing near, just below the knee, almost severing the leg. Assistance was hurriedly summoned, but could not be secured in time to save her life. She died six hours after the accident. The young lady was 20 years old and a native of the Centennial Valley. The funeral was held at 2 o’clock this afternoon. Interment was made in the valley at the Jones Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Milton Jasper Bean (1861 - 1943)
  Henrietta Elizabeth Sprague Bean (1863 - 1935)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ida Bean Torp (1881 - 1952)*
  Emma Survinia Bean (1884 - 1909)*
  Elizabeth Russell Bean (1886 - 1906)
  Mark Owens Bean (1888 - 1918)*
  Rosa Belle Bean Noyes (1890 - 1986)*
  Henrietta Maude Bean McBride (1892 - 1962)*
  Grace Leara Bean Judy (1893 - 1959)*
  Milton Henry Bean (1896 - 1974)*
  Ellis Jordan Bean (1898 - 1941)*
  Andrew Jackson Bean (1900 - 1955)*
  Roberta Eunice Bean McDowell (1903 - 1979)*
  Farmer Floyd Bean (1905 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jones Cemetery
Red Rock
Beaverhead County
Montana, USA
 
Created by: Sharon
Record added: Jul 22, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11399646
Elizabeth Russell Bean
Added by: Sharon
 
 
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- Sharon
 Added: Dec. 15, 2009

- Erlene Sparks Gore
 Added: Feb. 23, 2006
You died too young and tragic. Rest in peace.
- J. Bean
 Added: Aug. 15, 2005
 
 
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