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John Frederick "Baby Freddie" Beal
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Birth: May 10, 1933
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1936
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

John Frederick (Freddie) BEAL was born in 1932. He died in 1935 when he was three years old from strep throat. "My mother had called frantically to meet them at the intersection - right now - they needed more blood at Children's Mercy Hospital where Freddie was -- he had had 4 transfusions -- one from Daddy, one from me, and 2 from Bud. It was in a day when it had to match exactly and it was a rare blood -- to hurry -- I was married and we had a rattletrap truck -- but we hurried -- I got there -- they did the transfusion -- it was a side by side thing like they used to do -- I remember the doctor saying -- we've done all we can do -- so it was 5 days -- 5 transfusions -- till Freddie died. A few months later penicillin was available to cure strep throat. It must have been summer -- I don't remember dates of anything. He was just a baby. John Frederick Beal -- 3 years old."

Then a little later, Mabel sent another note with dates she had found. All Mabel said was "Hope you are ok -- Mabel."

Enclosed with that note was an index card that simply said,

John Fredrick Beal
Born - May 10, 1933
Died - April 5, 1936
Family links: 
  Vernon Orville Beal (1892 - 1984)
  Emmy Amanda Lund Beal (1895 - 1983)
  Vernon Orville Beal (1917 - 2014)*
  John Frederick Beal (1933 - 1936)
*Calculated relationship
Son of V.O. & E.A. Beal
Mound Grove Cemetery
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: South Block 1, Lot 13
Maintained by: Linda McCallister
Originally Created by: Michelle McDaniel
Record added: Jul 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39293865
John Frederick Baby Freddie Beal
Added by: Martha Yager
John Frederick Baby Freddie Beal
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Baby Freddie, although your life was cut short, you were loved and remembered and mourned. Now your mother, father and two sisters have joined you. One sweet day, we will all be with you ...
- Linda McCallister
 Added: Jul. 23, 2010

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