Beulah Emma <I>Sims</I> Potwin

Beulah Emma Sims Potwin

Portsmouth, Shelby County, Iowa, USA
Death 25 Mar 1981 (aged 97)
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Burial Yakima, Yakima County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 170379891 · View Source
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Beulah Emma Sims, daughter of Alexander William Sims [1858-1922] and Florence Jemima (Marlowe) [1859-1934], was born Apr 4, 1883, in Portsmouth, Shelby, IA. She went to Oberlin College, in Oberlin, Lorain, OH., 1901-1903. She married Thomas Danford Potwin on Jan 23, 1907 in Linton, Emmons, ND.

1910 (May 2) CENSUS for Lemmon City, Perkins, SD.: Thomas Potwin, 28, b. CT., Editor print office; Beulah E., Wife, 27, b. IA.; Thomas, Son, 2, b. SD." Residence: Ninth St.


May 29, 1910. Birth of "Arthur Potwin to Thomas Potwin and Beulah Sims, Perkins County, SD."

Jan 20, 1912. Birth of "Female Potwin to Thos Potwin and Buella Sims, Perkins County, SD." [Florence Adella]

Jun 7, 1914. Birth of "Ruth Potwin to Thomas Potwin and Beulah Sims, Perkins County, SD."

1915 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE CENSUS: "Thomas Potwin, 34, Head, b. CT., Religion: Methodist; Beulah, 32, Wife, b. IA., Nationality: Scotch English. Years in State: 12. Marriage Year: 1907. Religion: Methodist; Children: Thomas D., 6, b. SD.; Arthur S., 4, b. SD.; Florance A., 3, b. SD.; Ruth Jennette, 1, b. SD."

1915 (June 28) SOUTH DAKOTA, SCHOOL CENSUS, 1879-1970, for Lemmon Independent School District, Perkins County, SD: "School Enrollment. Potwin, Thomas, age 6. Parent: Thomas Potwin. Address: Lemmon, So. Dak."

1917 (Feb 7) DEATH of DAUGHTER: "Florence Adela Potwinel [sic]. Parents: Beulah S., and Thomas D. Potwine. Burial, East Windsor [Hartford], CT." (CONNECTICUT DEATHS and BURIALS, 1772-1934)

1918 (Sep 12) WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARD, HUSBAND: "Thomas Danford Potwin, 38. DOB: Sep 12, 1880. Permanent Address: Lemmons, Perkins, SD. Occupation: Editor & Publisher for State of DAK., in Lemmons. Nearest Relative: Mrs Beulah Potwin, Lemmons, SD. [Reverse side] Tall. Slender. Brown eyes. Brown hair. No scars."

1930 (Apr 3) CENSUS, Albany, Linn, OR.: "Thomas Potwin, 48, b. CT., Editor Newspaper; Beulah E., 45, b. IA.; Thomas Jr., 21, b. SD., Reporter newspaper; Arthur S., 19, b. SD.; Ruth, 15, b. SD.; Robert, 11, b. SD.; Ann, 8, b. OR.; Patricia, 6, b. OR.; Inez, 5, b. OR.; Don, 3yrs 6mos, b. OR."

1940 (Apr 2) CENSUS, Eugene, Lane, OR.: "Thomas D. Potwin, 59, b. CT., Editorial writer; Beulah E. Potwin, 57, Wife, b. IA.; Robert, 21, b. SD.; Ann, 18, b. OR.; Patricia, 16, b. OR.; Inez, 15, b. OR.; Don, 13, b. WA." Current residence: 667 Sixth Avenue, Eugene, OR. 1935 residence for all: "Portland, Multnomah, OR."

1942 (Apr 27) WWII DRAFT REGISTRATION CARD, HUSBAND: "Thomas Panford [sic] Potwin. Address: 119 No. 18 Ave., Yakima, Yakima, WA. [Wife] Beulah E. Potwin. (Same address). Employer: Republic Publishing Co., 2nd and A street, Yakima, Wash."
[Reverse side] "Race: White. Height: 6'. Weight: 190. Eyes: Brown. Hair: Brown. Complexion: Dark. Small scar under mustache. Local Board: Yakima City, Wash."

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