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Bessie Lee Henshaw Piland
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Birth: Jun. 19, 1896
Bell County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 1986
Haskell County
Texas, USA

Bessie was born in Bell County to Geo Washington Henshaw and Calcadonia (Callie) Rebecca (Hartline) Henshaw.

She married Geo Washington Piland 7/16/1911.

Children (all born in Texas):
1) Grady Winferd Piland, born May 14 1912; died Feb 11 1993, Smith County, Texas.
2) Bernice O. Piland, born c1915.
3) Maggie Lee Piland, born c1917; M. Ed Melton.
4) Spurgeon Truett Piland, born Feb 10 1919; died Feb 11 1985, Taylor County, Texas; M. Ethel Lucille Patterson.
5) Marion Clifford Piland, born Sep 30 1921; died Dec 27 1994, Haskell County, Texas; M. Freida Helen Makes.
6) Otis E. Piland, born c1924 - 1/14/2013 age 89. Buried Midway Cem, Jones Co, TX.
7) Dora Marie Piland, born c1927. M. John Bartley
8) Maybelle Piland, born c1929; M. -- Benton.

Bessie and children were shown in the 1920 census (Mar 15-16 1920), living with her parents in Wheeler County, Texas.

Siblings:
8 girls (Bessie had seven sisters)
1-Sarah Ida Jane (Henshaw) Ford
2-Willie Itasca (Henshaw) Rose
3-Maggie Lee Henshaw died at age three
4-Mary Ann Elizabeth (Henshaw) Scott
5-Self - Bessie Lee (Henshaw) Piland
6-Georgia May (Henshaw) Rose
7-Lillian Vale (Henshaw) Spinks
8-Callie Rebecca Leona (Henshaw) Phillips

1 boy (brother) -James Washington Henshaw & wife Safronia
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Obit-
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday at East Side Baptist Church for Bessie Lee Piland.
Mrs. Piland, 91, died Thursday, June 26, at Haskell Nursing Center.
The Rev. Darrell Feemster officiated. Burial was in Willow Cemetery, under direction of Holden-McCauley Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Buford Cox, Chunky Tidwell, Carroll Scheets, Dent Atchison, Jess Leonard and John Sparkman.
Born June 19, 1895, in Bell County, Mrs Piland came to Haskell County in 1905.
She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Henshaw, pioneer residents of Haskell County. She was married to George W. Piland in Haskell July 16, 1911. She was a Baptist. Mr. Piland died in 1965. A daughter and a son preceded her in death.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. John (Marie) Bartley and Maybelle Benton, both of Haskell, and Mrs. Ed (Maggie Lee) Melton of Abilene; three sons, M. C. Piland and Otis Piland, both of Abilene, and Grady Piland of Tyler; a sister, Callie Phillip Scheets of Amarillo; 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Henshaw (1852 - 1924)
  Rebecca Calcadonia Hartline Henshaw (1865 - 1946)
 
 Spouse:
  George Washington Piland (1881 - 1965)*
 
 Children:
  Grady Winford Piland (1912 - 1993)*
  Berniece Orene Piland Norman (1914 - 1976)*
  Maggie Lee Piland Melton (1916 - 2009)*
  Spurgeon Truett Piland (1919 - 1985)*
  Marion Clifford Piland (1921 - 1994)*
  Otis E. Piland (1923 - 2013)*
  Dora Marie Piland Bartley (1927 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Washington (JW) Henshaw (1882 - 1953)*
  Sarah Ida Jane Henshaw Cloer Ford (1884 - 1965)*
  Willie Itasca Henshaw Rose (1886 - 1979)*
  Maggie Lee Henshaw (1889 - 1892)*
  Mary Ann Elizabeth Henshaw Scott (1892 - 1972)*
  Bessie Lee Henshaw Piland (1896 - 1986)
  Georgia M Henshaw Rose (1898 - 1979)*
  Lillian Vale Henshaw Spinks (1900 - 1977)*
  Callie Leona Phillips Henshaw Scheets (1902 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Willow Cemetery
Haskell
Haskell County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: N Roberts
Record added: Aug 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20854410
Bessie Lee <i>Henshaw</i> Piland
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Bessie Lee <i>Henshaw</i> Piland
Added by: N Roberts
 
Bessie Lee <i>Henshaw</i> Piland
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