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Bessie Ann Hill Pitzer
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1900
Nickerson
Reno County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1991
Hutchinson
Reno County
Kansas, USA

Bessie Ann Hill daughter of Odus Grant Hill and Florence Ann Brooks was born on a farm south of Nickerson, Kansas. She married James Paul Pitzer son of John Riley Pitzer and Annie Elizabeth Bower. Bessie and Paul had 9 children prior to his disappearance in 1938 while Paul was on a cattle buying trip. Nothing was heard of Paul after he disappeared and an extensive search was conducted. Bessie and her youngest children moved in with her parents after Paul disappeared. The older children lived with other Hill and Pitzer relatives. Bessie divorced Paul in 1956 after Paul had been missing for 18 years. She then married Arvil King, a widower with one son.
Her gravestone reads Bessie Pitzer King, mother of nine children. Five of which have passed away:
daughter Lorene Anna Pitzer Lewis,
Daughter Pearl Jaunita Pitzer Grant,
son John Odus Pitzer.
son James "Jim" David Pitzer.
Son Clarence Lee Pitzer
 
 
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 Parents:
  Odus Grant Hill (1876 - 1965)
  Florance Ann Brooks Hill (1879 - 1956)
 
 Spouses:
  Arvil Oscar King (1907 - 1994)
  James Paul Pitzer (1898 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Lorene Anna Pitzer Lewis (1920 - 1997)*
  Pearl Juanita Pitzer Grant (1925 - 1970)*
  John Odus Pitzer (1929 - 1979)*
  James David Pitzer (1930 - 2011)*
  Clarence Lee Pitzer (1933 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ethel Irene Hill Slifer (1899 - 1995)*
  Bessie Ann Hill Pitzer (1900 - 1991)
  Infant Son Hill (1902 - 1902)*
  Stella Letia Hill Thompson (1903 - 1972)*
  George Riley Hill (1905 - 2007)*
  Ralph Enoch Hill (1907 - 1981)*
  Lillie Mae Hill McGonigle (1910 - 1940)*
  Roy Odus Hill (1911 - 1913)*
  Mary Mildred Hill Trober Swonger (1914 - 1968)*
  Ruby Elnora Hill Farthing (1916 - 2008)*
  Franklin Harry Hill (1919 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Hutchinson
Reno County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Dev 1 53, Block 1 4-A
GPS (lat/lon): 38.05665, -98.02251
 
Created by: Phillip H. Pitzer
Record added: Jan 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10294976
Bessie Ann <i>Hill</i> Pitzer
Added by: Phillip H. Pitzer
 
Bessie Ann <i>Hill</i> Pitzer
Added by: Phillip H. Pitzer
 
Bessie Ann <i>Hill</i> Pitzer
Added by: Phillip H. Pitzer
 
 
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