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Elizabeth "Bessie" Spafford
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Birth: Jun. 19, 1868
Death: Nov. 22, 1873

Lost at sea in the sinking of the "Ville Du Harve", an immigrant ship. Midway through the trans-Atlantic voyage, S.S. Ville du Harve was struck by the Loch Earn, sinking in 12 minutes.

She was the daughter of Horatio G. Spafford. She was 7 years old, and was sister of Maggie, Anna & Tanetta, all of whom died with her. Their mother was one of the survivors.

He father wrote the hymn "It is Well With My Soul" in their memory. They had two other sisters, one was Bertha Spafford Vester
 
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 Parents:
  Horatio Gates Spafford (1828 - 1888)
  Anna Tobine Larsen Øglende Spafford (1842 - 1923)
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Spafford (1862 - 1873)*
  Margaret Lee Spafford (1864 - 1873)*
  Elizabeth Spafford (1868 - 1873)
  Tanetta Spafford (1871 - 1873)*
  Horatio G. Spafford (1875 - 1880)*
  Bertha Spafford Vester (1879 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body lost at sea
Specifically: Shipwreck in Atlantic Ocean
 
Created by: Oh look, a chicken!
Record added: Apr 10, 2008
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Elizabeth Bessie Spafford
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