Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Cheshires in:
 • Oakwood Cemetery
 • Martinsville
 • Henry County
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Nannie Elizabeth "Bettie" Self Cheshire
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 15, 1866
Death: Feb. 15, 1960

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN, Mon., Feb. 15, 1960, p. 2, col. 6:
Death at her home on Church Street today, claimed Mrs. Bettie Self Cheshire, 94, wife of the late James William Cheshire, which followed several weeks of illness.
A native of Henry County and life-long resident of the county and city, Mrs. Cheshire was one of Martinsvilles' oldest residents.
Mrs. Cheshire, the daughter of Silas N. Self and Mary Jane Jones Self, was active in the Woman's Society of Christian Service in her church; member and former president of Mildred Lee Chapter, U.D.C., member and past president of the American Legion Auxiliary here; and a Gold Star Mother.
Her husband was one of Martinsvilles' pioneer retail grocery merchants, having conducted his business on Bridge Street.
Family links: 
  Silas Nathaniel Self (1833 - 1921)
  Mary Jane Jones Self (1836 - 1895)
  James William Cheshire (1863 - 1937)*
  Harry Bernard Cheshire (1885 - 1965)*
  Mary Wilmoth Cheshire Williams (1888 - 1957)*
  Daniel Webster Cheshire (1890 - 1962)*
  Thomas Everette Cheshire (1898 - 1989)*
  Roxie Self Clark (1856 - 1942)*
  Silas Nathaniel Self (1861 - 1921)*
  Nannie Elizabeth Self Cheshire (1866 - 1960)
  James Ambrose Self (1868 - 1959)*
  Thomas Henry Self (1870 - 1947)*
  Sarah J. Self Lovell (1872 - 1956)*
  Mary Frances Self Chappell (1874 - 1955)*
  John M. Self (1877 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Henry County
Virginia, USA
Created by: deegraver
Record added: Dec 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62459384
Nannie Elizabeth Bettie <i>Self</i> Cheshire
Added by: Jenepher & Sandford McElheny
Nannie Elizabeth Bettie <i>Self</i> Cheshire
Added by: Jenepher & Sandford McElheny
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Maggie
 Added: Nov. 13, 2012

- Georgia Girl
 Added: Nov. 13, 2012

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service