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Evelyn Louise Cole Gifford
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Birth: Jun. 23, 1888
South Dakota, USA
Death: May 24, 1960
Butte County
California, USA

May 24, 1960, Butte Co., CA

"Augustus* [1879-1948] and Evelyn L. (Cole)* Bethard were married February 17, 1908. Evelyn [1888-1960] was born in Milltown, South Dakota to Luman E. and Lydia A. (Brink) Cole. My parents had 8 children: Otis Leroy* [1908-1932]; Melvin Willard; Lawrence Otis; Wesley Wilson; Myron Grant and Myra Grace - twins; William Wallace; and myself, Mildred Elsie. After Father's death, Mother married Daniel A Gifford. Father was 52 years old when I was born; consequently many of the names mentioned in this article meant little or nothing to me, nor did I understand their relationship to us until I began researching our family history. However, I do remember my aunts and Uncle Arthur [Father's siblings]. Augustus Bethard was one of the original trustees of the Clear Creek Cemetery and I have served as trustee since 1952." See: "Family Histories and Stories published in the Paradise Genealogical Society 'Goldmine.' Vol. 25, No. 1, Spring 1992, page 19: "Sampson Bethard / Relatives / Descendants" by Mildred (Bethard) Sciligo. [*] buried in Clear Creek Cemetery, Butte, CA.

Funeral Memorial Card: In loving memory of Evelyn Louise Gifford born in South Dakota June 23, 1888; Entered into Rest May 24, 1960; Services at The Brusie Funeral Home Friday, May 27, 1960 at 2:00 p.m.; Rev. M. A. Grant, Officiating; Roy Jefferies, Soloist; Mrs. L. M. Anderson, Organist; Casket Bearers: C. L. Dausey, Mandel Mecham, Leslie Abshier, Wm Dausey, James N. Cole, Frank Sakely; Interment Clear Creek Cemetery. Card courtesy of the Ryon Family of Nelson.

Adriana Farley 
 
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 Parents:
  Luman Ezekiel Cole (1854 - 1935)
  Lydia Ann Brink Cole (1862 - 1936)
 
 Spouses:
  Augustus Bethard (1879 - 1948)*
  Daniel Albert Gifford (1888 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Leroy Augustus Bethard (1908 - 1932)*
  Melvin Willard Bethard (1911 - 1994)*
  Lawrence Otis Bethard (1913 - 1993)*
  Wesley Wilson Bethard (1916 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lottie Eurania Cole (1881 - 1896)*
  Harlan Asa Cole (1883 - 1972)*
  Lyman Otis Cole (1886 - 1966)*
  Evelyn Louise Cole Gifford (1888 - 1960)
  Lesley Millard Cole (1896 - 1981)*
  Wesley Willard Cole (1896 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: ss Daniel A. Gifford
 
Burial:
Clear Creek Cemetery
Butte County
California, USA
 
Created by: J
Record added: Sep 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41530124
Evelyn Louise <i>Cole</i> Gifford
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Evelyn Louise <i>Cole</i> Gifford
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Evelyn Louise <i>Cole</i> Gifford
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