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Jesse Guy Bachelor
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1879
Michigan, USA
Death: May 10, 1966
Belleville
Republic County
Kansas, USA

BACHELOR, JESSE GUY - Jesse Guy Bachelor, hardware and implement dealer, was born in Belleville, Kansas, September 20, 1879, son of Albert B. and Mattie J. (James) Bachelor. Albert B. Bachelor was born in Michigan, November 20, 1849, and died at Belleville, December 13, 1930. He was a school teacher in early life and later a hardware and implement dealer. He served as commissioner of Republic County. His maternal ancestors came from Wales in 1702 serving in the Revolutionary War. His paternal ancestors came from Scotland. Mattie J. James was born in Belmont County, Ohio, June 9, 1845, and died at Belleville, May 14, 1915. She was a devoted homemaker, and much interested in education. Her family lived on a farm in Ohio and later moved to Illinois. In 1885 they emigrated to Iowa and in 1862 came to Republic County. Mr. Bachelor attended public school at Belleville, and was graduated from high school there in 1897. He was a student at Kansas Normal School at Salina from 1898 until 1899, and there was a member of the baseball team and a runner in the track team. In 1929 Mr. Bachelor was manager of the Mountain State Implement Store at Twin Falls, Idaho. He is now the owner and operator of his own store at Belleville. On August 14, 1908, he was married to Marie Blanch Hinman, daughter of George B. and Arabella (Lindsay) Hinman at Bentonville, Arkansas. She is active in the Ladies Aid and in Sunday School work and before her marriage was a business woman. Her hobbies are nature and traveling. To Mr. and Mrs. Bachelor four children were born, three of whom are living: Benton, August 9, 1909, who married Florence Beckstead at Twin Falls, Idaho, February 21, 1930; Jesse Fred, April 21, 1913 who is majoring in law at the University of Kansas and who is a member of Sigma Nu; Franklin Guy, born August 19, 1917, who died as a result of an automobile accident on May 3, 1931; and William Bruce, July 31, 1920 a student in school. Mr. Bachelor is a Republican and while living at Cuba held various city offices, among them the mayorship four years. He has been treasurer of the school board eleven years. A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Mr. Bachelor is assistant superintendent of the Sunday School. He is a member of Cuba Lodge No. 362 of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, the Modern Woodmen of America and the Parent Teachers Association. In the Masons he has held all chairs in the Blue Lodge, has been district deputy grand master and is past worthy patron of Cuba Chapter No. 265 of the Order of the Eastern Star. He is now a member of Chapter No. 69 at Belleville, Commandery No. 42, of the Knights Templar and Isis Temple of the Shrine at Salina. His other memberships include the Associated Charities (chairman), the Chamber of Commerce and the Lions Club. He is a member of the Belleville Country Club. Residence: Belleville.(Illustriana Kansas, by Sara Mullin Baldwin & Robert Morton Baldwin, 1933, Page 54) 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Burton Bachelor (1849 - 1930)
  Martha James Bachelor (1846 - 1915)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Blanche Hinman Bachelor (1877 - 1957)
  Myrtle A Striker Bachelor (1880 - 1973)*
 
 Sibling:
  Frank Roy Bachelor (1876 - 1954)*
  Jesse Guy Bachelor (1879 - 1966)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Belleville Cemetery
Belleville
Republic County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: Sep 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41626302
Jesse Guy Bachelor
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
 
Jesse Guy Bachelor
Added by: Peggy Bargen Duey
 
Jesse Guy Bachelor
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