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 Bessie L. <I>Westfall</I> Cole

Bessie L. Westfall Cole

Champaign County, Ohio, USA
Death 27 Jan 1960 (aged 81)
Bertrand, Phelps County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Bertrand, Phelps County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 45067688 · View Source
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Bessie was born to Newton Crawford and Mary Jane Redman Westfall July 24, 1878.

By 1900 they were in Bertrand, Phelps, Nebraska, probably before that.

About 1911 she married Frank Hugo Ringstrom. Their only child Weldon Stuart Ringstrom was born 16 Feb 1915 and died 29 May 1916 at 15 months old, his stone is in this same Cemetery. The marriage ended either before or shortly after their sons death.

In 1921 She married Burr Cole who was a widower. She finished raising his 3 sons. They lived next door to her parents most of their married life until her death on Jan 27, 1960.

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  • Maintained by: W. Loy Frisk Simmons
  • Originally Created by: Diane & John
  • Added: 3 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45067688
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie L. Westfall Cole (24 Jul 1878–27 Jan 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45067688, citing Highland Cemetery, Bertrand, Phelps County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by W. Loy Frisk Simmons (contributor 47206605) .