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 Bessie <I>Copeland</I> Strain

Bessie Copeland Strain

Northern Ireland
Death 29 Jun 1936 (aged 89)
Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
Burial Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 100025290 · View Source
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Strain, Bessie Mar 17, 1847 Jun 29, 1936
1900 United States Federal Census about Bessie Strain

Name: Bessie Strain
Age: 50
Birth Date: Mar 1850
Birthplace: Ireland
Home in 1900: Emporia, Lyon, Kansas
Race: White
Gender: Female
Immigration Year: 1870
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: John Strain
Marriage Year: 1871
Years Married: 29
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother: number of living children: 2
Mother: How many children: 3
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Household Members: Name, Age
John Strain 71
Bessie Strain 50
Dollie Strain 17
Willie Strain 14
William Brendel 48
The Emporia Gazette, 30 Jan 1936, Tuesday


Mrs. Bessie Strain, a resident of Lyon county for over 65 years, who lived about six miles southeast of Emporia on Route 1, died Monday afternoon at 3:10 o'clock at her home. She had been sick four years.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Roberts-Blue Funeral chapel. Rev. O. M. Showalter, pastor of the First Baptist church, will conduct the services. Interment will be in Fowler cemetery.

Mrs. Strain was the former Bessie Copeland. She was born March 17, 1847, in Newry, Ireland. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Copeland. Mrs. Strain came to Emporia in 1871. She was married to John Strain on March 12, 1873, in Emporia. Mr. Strain died July 2, 1902. Mrs. Strain was a member of the Presbyterian church.

Mrs. Strain is survived by one daughter, Miss Dollie Strain, of the home, and three sisters and three brothers.

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Gravesite Details (Note: There is a Newry in County Down and another in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.)




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100025290
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie Copeland Strain (17 Mar 1847–29 Jun 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100025290, citing Fowler Cemetery, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 (contributor 47081711) .