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Bessie Stollenwerck Carper
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1913
Birmingham
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1952, Congo, Democratic Republic of

MRS. BESSIE CARPER DIES IN AFRICA

Friends in Richmond have been advised of the death of Mrs. Bessie Stolenwerck Carper, formerly of Staunton, Va., at Bibanga, Africa, on February 9.

Mrs. Carper lived for several years in Richmond. She went to Africa with her husband, the Rev. Day Carper, Of Lewisburg, W. Va., in 1940 as a missionary of the Southern Presbyterian Church. Besides her husband, she is survived by four young children.

Richmond Times Dispatch -- Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia -- February 22, 1952 -- Friday.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Laurence Stollenwerck (1867 - 1939)
  Florence B. Baker Stollenwerck (1872 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Day Carper (1912 - 2009)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Shannon Carper*
  Daughter Carper*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Was buried in what was then Bibanga Mission Graveyard, Grave No. 6, Territory of Bakwanga, Kasai, Belgian Congo, Africa. Now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Sgt Daxter
Record added: Nov 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80756169
Bessie <i>Stollenwerck</i> Carper
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 Added: Nov. 20, 2011
 
 
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