|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1896|
|Death: ||Sep. 21, 1920|
Former Kingsley Girl Dies in Drinkwater, Canada
Friends have received word of the death of Mrs. John Bainbridge at Drinkwater, Canada, which occurred on September 21 from typhoid fever.
Mrs. Bainbridge formerly lived near Kingsley. Her maiden name was Grace A. Freeman, and she was born at Holstein August 11, 1896.
She was married to John Bainbridge on February 3, 1915. Then moved to Canada last year.
She leaves her husband and three little children.
The funeral was held at the Methodist Church in Kingsley, on Friday.
Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
Friday, October 1, 1920
Le Mars, Iowa
Kingsley News-Times: Sept 30,1920
Grace, wife of John Bainbridge Jr., passed away after a brief illness at their home in Drinkwater, Sash, Canada on Septemeber 21, 1920, at the age of 24. On August 19th a baby was born and after three weeks the mother was taken with typhoid fever which caused her death. She said from the first that she would never get well and so made plans for her three children after her departure.
Near the end as death was coming on she sang softly: "Safe in tho arms of Jesus,
Safe on his gentle breast;
Here by His love o'ershadowed,
Sweetly my soul shall rest.
Hark! 'tis the voice of angels
Born in a song to me,"
Over the fields of glory,
Over the jasper sea. "
And then her spirit took its flight.
Mrs. Freeman and Mrs. Bainbridge the mothers of the young folks, had gone to Drinkwater some days before, summoned by a telegram of the serious illness. They, with the husband and baby, came with the body. Arriving at Kingsley last Friday. The funeral service was held at the Methodist church conducted by Rev. Emerson, assisted by Rev. M. D. Bush. The church was filled with loving friends, and the floral offerings were beautiful.
Grace Alberta Freeman was born at Holstein, Iowa, August 11, 1896. Twelve years ago she, with the family, came to the vicinity of Kingsley. She entered the schools and was a member of the high school class, of which three members have recently been called to tho heavenly home.
She was a member of the Methodist Sunday School and sang in the choir. She joined the Methodist church April 12, 1914. After her marriage she joined with her husband the United Brethren church near where they live. She lived a good Christian life, and was fully trusting in her Lord, to tho end.
She was married to John Bainbridge February 3, 1915. They resided near here until a year ago last March when they moved to Canada. To them were born three children, Harold Lloyd, aged 4, Edith Maxine, aged 2, and Russel Benjamin, the little baby. She leaves to mourn her death, her husband and the three little children, her mother Mrs. Lillie Freeman, and five sisters and two brothers, Mrs. J. C. Butcher, Holstein, Iowa, Harry Freeman, Aurora, S. D., Mrs. Jay Forbes, Gladys, Florence, Blanche,and Lloyd Freeman of Kingsley.
Mrs. Freeman has returned with the husband, to Canada. He will close out his business affairs there and they will back the two children and take up residence here.
Benjamin A Freeman (1860 - 1911)
Lillian F. Wintrode Freeman (1865 - 1953)
John Alvin Bainbridge (1895 - 1984)*
Harland Lloyd Bainbridge (1915 - 1984)*
E. Maxine Bainbridge Lindgren (1918 - 2000)*
Russell Benjamin Bainbridge (1920 - 2015)*
Agnes Ann Freeman Forbes (1894 - 1993)*
Grace A. Freeman Bainbridge (1896 - 1920)
Gladys Lucille Freeman Harvey (1899 - 1999)*
Maintained by: Moteland
Originally Created by: Doris H.
Record added: Feb 12, 2012
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