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 Jasper Newton “Tuck” Bee

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Jasper Newton “Tuck” Bee

  • Birth 5 Nov 1857 Howard County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 16 Feb 1941 Chelsea, Rogers County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Chelsea, Rogers County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 28758492

Buried under the name "Tuck." Tuck was married to 2 women at the same time. He was a carpenter by trade.

Jasper Newton "Tuck" Bee married on 26 Feb 1882 in CN, IT, (1) Julia Ann Hildebrand b. 20 Jul 1852 in Flint Dist., CN, IT; they had 2 children: Willora Cleora Josephine Bee b. 13 Oct 1889 in Fllint Dist., CN, IT, and Mary Ellen Bee b. 13 April 1894 in Flint Dist., CN. IT.

He married Hannah Brock (buried at this cem.) on 24 Nov 1887; they had 9 children: Mary B. b. 2 Feb 1890,Liza Ethel b. 27 July 1891, Dora M. b. 14 Apr 1893, Alph Otto b. 28 Mar 1895, William J. b.02 Mar 1897, Beulah Beatrice b.20 Mar 1899, Winona Bee (buried at this cem.) b.21 Nov 1901,Bertha b. abt 1903, and Oma Odessa b. 11 Feb 1903.

He served two years for attemped murder in a federal prison in Detroit, Michagan. He was tried in 1882 at the court house in Ft. Smith by Judge Issac Parker. He tried to kill his step father Mr. Moore because of a dispute over a saddle.

The Chelsea Reporter Newspaper
Feb 20, 1941 Page-4
TUCK BEA, PIONEER
CHELSEAN DIES FROM
FALL INJURIES SUNDAY
Was Familiar Figure
In Chelsea; Funeral
Was Wednesday

One of the fast dwindling band
of pioneers, Tuck Bea, passed away
at his home here Sunday night
from injuries which he had sustained
in a fall a week before.
Bea was 84 years of age, but despite
his advanaced age was quite active, until
the past few weeks of bad weather, he was
a familiar figure on the city streets, walking
from his home to town almost every day.
He a regular attendant at the annual Old
Timers Reunion and Picnic. One year he was
awarded the prize as the person over 75
coming fartherest to attend the meeting. At
that time he was making his home whith a
daughter in Stark City, Mo.
Shortly afterwards he returned to Chelsea
and has since resided here, making his
home with another daughter. He came to this
section more than fifty years ago, first
settling at Nowata.
Surviving him is a son William J. Bea,
Downey Calif.; and four daughters,
Mrs Beulah Pace, of Alluwo, Mrs Odessa
Raymond, of Barnsdall, and Mrs. Alpha
Judd, Chelsea; a brother and sister.
Funeral services were held Wednesday
afternoon from the Epworth Methodist Church,
with the Rev. Mr. Conrad of Barnsdall officiating.
Interment was in Chelses cemetery under direction
of the R. W, Benjamin Funeral Home.
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  • Maintained by: Willora Glee Krapf
  • Originally Created by: Alice P.
  • Added: 3 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28758492
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jasper Newton “Tuck” Bee (5 Nov 1857–16 Feb 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28758492, citing Chelsea Cemetery, Chelsea, Rogers County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Willora Glee Krapf (contributor 47029104) .