Brinkley Family History

Bessie Alma Marsh1914

Bessie Alma Marsh
Given names
Bessie Alma
Married name
Bessie Alma Bennett
Birth June 7, 1914 42 37

Birth of a sisterElla Grace Marsh
July 27, 1917 (Age 3 years)

Death of a fatherWilliam Lane Marsh
1925 (Age 10 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge Washington Matthews
March 23, 19405:15 PM (Age 25 years)
Address: Rural Hazel Hill At his home southeast of the Oak Grove Church
Cause: Cerebral Hemorrhage due to Arterial Hypertension

The death certificate incorrectly records George's father as being from Iowa. I cannot explain that.


Long Illness Ends

For G. W. Matthews Services for Resident Of Oak Grove Community

Held Sunday Afternoon

George W. Matthews, 82, died early Saturday morning at his home southeast of the Oak Grove church where the greater part of his life was spent. He had been an invalid for 12 years. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the Oak Grove church conducted by the Rev. R. P. Keathley of Morrisville, a Cumberland Presbyterian minister. J. C. Sheperd, Horace McCullock, Raymond Schooling and W.L. Denney, accompanied by Mrs. Clay Robbins, sang "Good Will Take Care of You" and Mr. Denney sang "God's Tomorrow". Burial was in the Oak Grove cemetery and the following grandchildren were pallbearers: George and Herbert Warden, Russell and Alberta Marsh, Clarence, G. D. Mark and Calvin Matthews. Mr. Matthews, who was born in Johnson County May 10, 1857, was a son of William and Susan Wilson Matthews. He married Alic Roach and they were parents of three children. Mrs. Zula Marsh of Lafayette County, Mrs. William Warden and Ed Matthews both of Warrensburg. After the death of this wife, he married Mattie Matthews, who survives. To them were born nine children, who with their mother are left. They are Fred of Odesa; Frank of north of Warrensburg; Mrs. Tom Farrell, and Earl Matthews of Kansas City; Mrs. Mattie Bratton, Mrs. Lucille Huffman, Archie, Walter and Robert, all of north of Warrensburg. Others left are about 40 grandchildren and nearly as many great-grandchildren. Early in life Mr. Matthews united with the Cumberland Presbyterian church and remained a loyal member throughout his life.

Burial of a maternal grandfatherGeorge Washington Matthews
March 24, 1940 (Age 25 years)
Cemetery: Oak Grove Cemetery
Death of a brotherGeorge Albert Marsh
1963 (Age 48 years)

Death of a motherArzula Esther “Zula” Matthews
1964 (Age 49 years)

Death of a brotherRussell Glen Marsh
March 17, 1984 (Age 69 years)

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Marriage: February 23, 1898Warrensburg, Johnson Co., Missouri
19 months
elder brother
13 months
elder sister
23 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
21 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
3 years
3 years
younger sister
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Raymond Edward Bennett
Raymond Edward Bennett Jr
Harold Ray Bennett

BirthResearch, Ella Matthews (Thomas), 1900 - 1977
NameResearch, Ella Matthews (Thomas), 1900 - 1977