Thelma (Dorsette) Beachum
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Thelma (Dorsette) Beachum (abt. 1907)

Thelma "Mimi" Beachum formerly Dorsette aka Meeres
Born about in New York, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 25 Jun 1924 in Manhattan, New York, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jun 2016
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Her 2nd husband was James Beachum, tap dancer, choreographer and president of the "Negro Actors Guild".


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United States Census, 1930, 1940

"New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 March 2015), Preston Meeres and Thelma M. Dorsett, 25 Jun 1924; citing Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,643,212.

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