Nellie Leona <I>Kingsbury</I> Bair

Photo added by RB Welsh

Nellie Leona Kingsbury Bair

  • Birth 7 Mar 1918 Lucky Strike, Medicine Hat Census Division, Alberta, Canada
  • Death 25 Sep 2012 Lethbridge, Lethbridge Census Division, Alberta, Canada
  • Burial Milk River, Lethbridge Census Division, Alberta, Canada
  • Memorial ID 112112171

Nellie grew up in a small southern Alberta spot called Lucky Strike. Her parents ran a General Store there and she helped out and was assistant Post Master. She married Alva Bair in 1943 and they farmed in the 2-15 area on the Bair homestead. She and Alva travelled the world in his quest of hunting the major members of the cat family (Africa, Asia, South America). They entertained cubs, scouts guides, and visitors unannounced from far and wide at what became known as the "Bair Museum" She was active in the church and the Sleepy hollow Community Club. She excelled at photography


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  • Created by: RB Welsh
  • Added: 10 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 112112171
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nellie Leona Kingsbury Bair (7 Mar 1918–25 Sep 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 112112171, citing Milk River Cemetery, Milk River, Lethbridge Census Division, Alberta, Canada ; Maintained by RB Welsh (contributor 48149109) .