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Bessie Lewellen James
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1877
Corydon
Wayne County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1958
Corydon
Wayne County
Iowa, USA

Bessie was the daughter of John Lewellen and Annie (Hand) Lewellen.
She was married three times.
Her first husband was Howard Higley (1875-1955) whom she married in 1899.
Her second husband was Charley James (1861-1929), whom she married in 1909 and who is buried next to her.
Bessie's third husband was Elmer Frye (1881-1962). Bessie and Elmer were married in 1938. Bessie was the stepmother to eleven of the fourteen surviving children from Elmer Frye's first marriage.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Nelson Lewellen (1847 - 1913)
  Annie Haud Lewellen (1846 - 1947)
 
 Spouses:
  Charley James (1861 - 1929)
  Elmer Frye (1881 - 1962)
 
 Siblings:
  Lucinda E Lewellen Brewer (1871 - 1942)*
  Phurba E Lewellen Consolver (1874 - 1921)*
  Bessie Lewellen James (1877 - 1958)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Corydon Cemetery
Corydon
Wayne County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: InSearchOf
Record added: Feb 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65333357
Bessie <i>Lewellen</i> James
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Bessie <i>Lewellen</i> James
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 Added: Dec. 16, 2011
 
 
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