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Bessie L. Westfall Cole
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1878
Champaign County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1960
Bertrand
Phelps County
Nebraska, USA

Bessie was born to Newton Crawford and Mary Jane Redman Westfall July 24, 1878.

By 1900 they were in Bertrand, Phelps, Nebraska, probably before that.

About 1911 she married Frank Hugo Ringstrom. Their only child Weldon Stuart Ringstrom was born 16 Feb 1915 and died 29 May 1916 at 15 months old, his stone is in this same Cemetery. The marriage ended either before or shortly after their sons death.

In 1921 She married Burr Cole who was a widower. She finished raising his 3 sons. They lived next door to her parents most of their married life until her death on Jan 27, 1960. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Newton Crawford Westfall (1844 - 1927)
  Mary Jane Redman Westfall (1845 - 1926)
 
 Spouses:
  Frank Hugo Ringstrom (1876 - 1930)
  Burr Cole (1878 - 1970)
 
 Children:
  Weldon Stuart Ringstrom (1915 - 1916)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Amy Westfall Chase (1870 - 1925)*
  Walter Eugene Westfall (1872 - 1948)*
  Bessie L. Westfall Cole (1878 - 1960)
  James Garfield Westfall (1881 - 1947)*
  Myra Kathryn Westfall Peterson Phillips (1886 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Bertrand
Phelps County
Nebraska, USA
 
Maintained by: W. Loy Frisk Simmons
Originally Created by: Diane & John
Record added: Dec 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45067688
Bessie L. <i>Westfall</i> Cole
Added by: W. Loy Frisk Simmons
 
Bessie L. <i>Westfall</i> Cole
Added by: Diane & John
 
Bessie L. <i>Westfall</i> Cole
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Added by: Tracy Lichtenwalter
 
 
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For my husband Great Aunt
- Loy
 Added: Dec. 17, 2009
 
 
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