Bertha Holmes Beasley
Born: 1881, Aug 14 at Plum Point, MS
Died: 1915, Apr 23 in Amarillo TX. Buried in Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, TX
Graduate of "Miss Higby's," a school for young ladies, located in Memphis.
Bertha's FamilySpouse: James Neel Beasley (b. Oct 21, 1878 in TN, d. San Antonio, TX on Aug 9, 1963 - Find A Grave Memorial #16700612) - former mayor of Amarillo, TX
Children: Elizabeth Irene Beasley (b. 1904, d. 1980 - NY - Find A Grave Memorial #16700588);
Agnes Beasley Connors (b. Jan 19, 1909 - TN; d. May 18, 1991 in Sweet Briar, VA) - m. James J. Connors (b. ~1903 in NY) in Manhattan, NY on Sep 29, 1934;
James Neel Beasley Jr. (b. 1912 in TX);
Francis H. Beasley (b. 1915 - TX, d. in infancy);
Mary Ann Reid (b. ~1920 of Dallas, TX - from husband's remarriage)
Parents: Francis Holmes, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Kelley Clarke Holmes
Siblings: Finley Vance Holmes, Frank Clarke Holmes, Lizzie Raines Holmes Fant, Johnnie Elmore Holmes, Agnes (Nanee) Holmes Hathaway, Herbert Holmes
Find A Grave Memorial # 16700629
- 1900 Census DeSoto County MS - line 16 "Holmes Bertha"
- 1910 Census Shelby County TN - line 100 "Beasley Burtha [sic] H" with in-laws and children (on next page - line 1)
- Extra count: 1910 Census Potter County TX - line 20 "Beasely [sic] Bertha"
- Death Certificate - Potter County TX - 1915
Bertha dies and James Neel Beasley remarries - - - - - - - - -
- 1920 Census Potter County TX - line 52 "Beaslly [sic] J. N." with three children and Mary Ann
- 1930 Census Potter County TX - line 29 "Beasley James N" - husband and children
United States Federal Census data
"Family Records," unpublished records of the Holmes family - correspondence, Bibles, interviews, etc.
Newspaper accounts of weddings and deaths, and other public documents for wills, land transfers, etc.
Beasley, Irene. (1973). AS I REMEMBER THEM ---. (Memoirs of the Holmes' family - printed for family distribution)
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