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Bernice L. Edwards Thielan
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Birth: Jul. 3, 1899
Lenawee County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1976
Tecumseh
Lenawee County
Michigan, USA

Bernice-10 L. was the daughter of Addie-9 C. Knowles (7/1860-1939) and her husband 1) Archie B. Edwards (1858-5/5/1909). Addie married 2) Alfred H. Lewis on 7/12/1912 in Tipton, Lenawee, MI when Bernice was 13 years old.

10 EDWARDS siblings.

Bernice L. Edwards married Merton H. Thielan on 7/03/1917 in Adrian, Lenawee, MI.

3 THIELAN children:

1. Norma Thielan B~1918.

2. Ruth Thielan B~1920.

3. Barbara Thielan B~1921.
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Reference:

1900 Census for Franklin, Lenawee, MI:
Head Archie Edwards M 43 MI
Wife Addie Edwards F 40 MI
Daughter Zora Edwards F 19 MI
Daughter Zena Edwards F 16 MI
Son Charles Edwards M 14 MI
Daughter Vesta Edwards F 12 MI
Daughter Vera Edwards F 10 MI
Daughter Tina Edwards F 7 MI
Son Drew Edwards M 6 MI
Son Dock Edwards M 3 MI
Daughter Bernice Edwards F 1 MI

1910 Census for Franklin, Lenawee, MI:
Head Addie Edwards M 48 MI
Daughter Vera Edwards F 19 MI
Daughter Iola Edwards F 17 MI
Son Drue Edwards M 15 MI [Drew]
Son Dock Edwards M 13 MI [Doc]
Daughter Bernice Edwards F 10 MI
Daughter Ruth Edwards F 9 MI

1920 Census for Tecumseh, Lenawee, MI:
Head Merton Thilen M 23 Michigan
Wife Bernice Thilen F 20 Michigan
Daughter Norma Thilen F 2 Michigan
Daughter Thelma Thilen F 0 Michigan

1930 Census for Tecumseh, Lenawee, MI:
Head Merton Thielan M 33 Michigan
Wife Bernice Thielan F 30 Michigan
Daughter Norma Thielan F 12 Michigan
Daughter Ruth Thielan F 10 Michigan
Daughter Barbara Thielan F 8 Michigan

1940 Census for Tecumseh, Lenawee, MI:
Head Merton Thielan M 40 Michigan
Wife Bernice Thielan F 36 Michigan
Daughter Barbara Thielan F 19 Michigan

Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996
Name: Bernice L. Thielan
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 13 Jul 1976
Event Place: Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan
Residence Place: Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 03 July 00*
Certificate Number: 41900
*Should be 03 July 1899 per her birth record and gravestone.

Name: Merton Thielan
Age (Expanded): 20 years
Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: Michigan
Spouse's Name: Bernice Edwards
Spouse's Age (Expanded): 18 years
Spouse's Birth Year: 1899
Spouse's Birthplace: Michigan
Event Date: 03 Jul 1917
Event Place: Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan
Father's Name: John Thielan
Mother's Name: Nellie Tripp
Spouse's Father's Name: Archie Edwards
Spouse's Mother's Name: Addie Knowles
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WARNER Lineage: Bernice-10 L. (Edwards) Thielan, Addie-9 C. (Knowles) Edwards and Lewis, Orra-8 C. (Baker) Knowles, Asenath-7 (Warner) Baker, Russell-6 Warner, David-5 Calvin Warner Sr., Jesse-4 Warner Sr., Samuel-3 Warner Sr., Daniel-2 Warner Sr., Andrew-1 WARNER who sailed on the Lyon with his wife and several children to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1632-33 from Broad Oak, Essex, England.
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Census search: Fraya Weiss, 2013.
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Research: Mary E. Warner, 2013. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Archie B. Edwards (1858 - 1909)
  Addie C. Knowles Edwards (1860 - 1939)
 
 Siblings:
  Zora Belle Edwards Smith (1881 - 1947)*
  Zena Fay Edwards Slater (1884 - 1974)*
  Charles H. Edwards (1886 - 1913)*
  Vesta Lulah Edwards Clark (1888 - 1974)*
  Vera M. Edwards Sanford (1890 - 1963)*
  Drew Melville Edwards (1895 - 1969)*
  Doc Lamar Edwards (1897 - 1981)*
  Bernice L. Edwards Thielan (1899 - 1976)
  Ruth Z. Edwards Pieper (1901 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Franklin Township Cemetery
Tipton
Lenawee County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary E. Warner
Originally Created by: Keith Larzelere
Record added: Oct 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21867113
Bernice L. <i>Edwards</i> Thielan
Added by: Robert Brown
 
Bernice L. <i>Edwards</i> Thielan
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- Mary E. Warner
 Added: Aug. 22, 2013
 
 
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