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Bessie Belle Ginkens Bear
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1886
Fairfield
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1969
Minatare
Scotts Bluff County
Nebraska, USA

Bessie Belle Ginkens was born 18 Jan 1886 in Fairfield, Jefferson, and died 07 Jul 1969 in Minatare, Scott's Bluff, Nebraska. She was the daughter of Henry Austin Ginkens and Martha Alice Watson. She married Samuel Lewis Bear 15 May 1910. After her marriage, Samuel and Bessie homesteaded for two years in South Dakota, then returned to Iowa where they farmed for the rest of their life.



Burial: Crossroads Cemetery, Johns Appanoose, Iowa
Residence: Walnut, Wayne, Iowa (1900); Johns, Appanoose, Iowa (1920, 1930); Minatare, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska (last residence). 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Ginkens (1857 - 1924)
  M. Alice Watson Ginkens (1854 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Lewis Bear (1880 - 1939)
 
 Children:
  Maude A Bear (1920 - 1920)*
  Marion Lucille Bear (1924 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bessie Belle Ginkens Bear (1886 - 1969)
  Mary Maude Ginkens (1889 - 1890)*
  Lelah L. Ginkens Barnebey (1893 - 1942)*
  Lelah Leota Genkins Barnebey (1893 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crossroads Cemetery
Plano
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Cherie
Record added: Jan 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64333003
Bessie Belle <i>Ginkens</i> Bear
Added by: Debbie Smith
 
Bessie Belle <i>Ginkens</i> Bear
Added by: Debbie Smith
 
Bessie Belle <i>Ginkens</i> Bear
Added by: Cherie
 
 
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 Added: Aug. 10, 2011
 
 
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