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Bessie Pearl Durkee Welz
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Birth: 1887
Indiana, USA
Death: 1965
Floyd County
Indiana, USA

Bessie Pearl Durkee Wells Welz was the daughter of Louis Harvey and Julia Ann Hall Durkee.
She was married to Austin Wells and they had two children
Elmo Wells and Lelia Wells Martin.
After Austin passed away she later married George Welz, they were together until death parted them.
She was the sister to Sadie, Rebeca, Otis, Neva, and Herman, and grandmother to Mary and Elizabeth.
Bessie worked many long years as a nurse at St. Edwards Hospital in New Albany. She was a very good and considerate nurse and was well loved and respected by many. 
Family links: 
  Louis Harvey Durkee (1854 - 1927)
  Julia Ann Hall Durkee (1856 - 1934)
  Austin Wells (1876 - 1915)
  George Leonard Welz (1886 - 1959)*
  James St. Elmo Wells (1913 - 1973)*
  Lelia Austin Wells Martin (1916 - 2006)*
  Herman Durkee*
  Bessie Pearl Durkee Welz (1887 - 1965)
  Sadie D Hamilton (1889 - 1979)*
  Ottis LaDuke Durkee (1891 - 1933)*
  Rebekah Durkee Herrell (1893 - 1967)*
  Neva Mae Durkee Smith (1896 - 1973)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairview Cemetery
New Albany
Floyd County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Nov 07, 2011
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Roses for a very special aunt.
 Added: Dec. 1, 2011

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