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Anna Elizabeth "Bessie" Gatrost Chapman
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1876
Weston
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1954
Persia
Harrison County
Iowa, USA

Bessie is the daughter of Michael and Anne Carlile Gatrost. She graduated from Persia High School and Woodbine Normal. She taught rural schools in the area for five years. It is said that she was a strict disciplinarian.

Bessie married Wellen Chapman Feb 27, 1901. To this union 3 children were born;
Sheldon A. Chapman
Bernice Isabelle Chapman Pitzer
Hallie Irene Chapman Peters 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Michael Elmer Gatrost (1850 - 1935)
  Annie Marie Carlile Gatrost (1848 - 1916)
 
 Spouses:
  Alfred Wellen Chapman (1872 - 1922)
  Jens Ingwersen (1875 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Sheldon A Chapman (1902 - 1962)*
  Bernice Isabelle Chapman Pitzer Kibbe (1903 - 1979)*
  Halllie Irene Chapman Peters (1908 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Elizabeth Gatrost Chapman (1876 - 1954)
  Elsie May Gatrost Chapman (1878 - 1964)*
  Clara Gatrost (1887 - 1901)*
  Howard William Gatrost (1896 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Valley View Cemetery
Persia
Harrison County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: dkwhite
Record added: Apr 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88904813
Anna Elizabeth Bessie <i>Gatrost</i> Chapman
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Anna Elizabeth Bessie <i>Gatrost</i> Chapman
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Anna Elizabeth Bessie <i>Gatrost</i> Chapman
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- Dalene Worthington
 Added: Oct. 5, 2013

- Dalene Worthington
 Added: Oct. 5, 2013
 
 
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