Bessie Blackketter, 1879

Name
Bessie /Blackketter/
Also known as
Bessie /Cover/
Birth
Note: Bessie was six months old when the census was taken on 11 June 1880
Census
Birth of a sister
Source: S5075
Birth of a sister
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a sister
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a sister
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 20042522
Birth of a brother
Birth of a daughter
Census
Birth of a son
about 1902 (aged 22 years)
Census
1910 (aged 30 years)
Death of a father
Source: Indiana Deaths
Source: S5738
Burial of a father
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S5738
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 20042523
Death of a mother
Source: Indiana Deaths
Source: S5668
Burial of a mother
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 20042521
Census
Census
Death of a brother
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brother
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 20042524
Death of a sister
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a sister
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 29764030
Death of a sister
after 1949 (aged 69 years)
Note: Josephine is listed in the 1949 Logansport, Cass, Indiana City Directory
Burial of a sister
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 29760710
Death of a husband
1952 (aged 72 years)
Note: Not verified
Death of a sister
Source: S5075
Burial of a sister
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S5075
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery, Find A Grave Memorial# 29763977
Death of a daughter
Death
yes
Family with parents
father
18471917
Birth: August 10, 1847Elizabethtown, Bartholomew, Indiana
Death: December 1, 1917Logansport, Cass, Indiana
mother
18561919
Birth: April 2, 1856 33 29 Indiana
Death: November 14, 1919Logansport, Cass, Indiana
Marriage MarriageMarch 12, 1874Bartholomew, Indiana
15 months
elder sister
18751949
Birth: May 26, 1875 27 19 Indiana
Death: after 1949
3 years
elder sister
18781949
Birth: January 1, 1878 30 21 Indiana
Death: November 8, 1949
23 months
herself
1879
Birth: November 1879 32 23 Indiana
Death:
3 years
younger sister
18831957
Birth: February 19, 1883 35 26 Bartholomew, Indiana
Death: August 25, 1957South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana
2 years
younger sister
18851893
Birth: April 23, 1885 37 29 Indiana
Death: November 2, 1893
11 years
younger brother
18951937
Birth: December 7, 1895 48 39 Indiana
Death: January 6, 1937South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana
Family with Hollis Centenniel Cover
husband
18761952
Birth: August 25, 1876 28 27 Fulton, Indiana
Death: 1952
herself
1879
Birth: November 1879 32 23 Indiana
Death:
daughter
18981968
Birth: September 29, 1898 22 18 Logansport, Cass, Indiana
Death: March 25, 1968Gary, Lake, Indiana
4 years
son
1902
Birth: about 1902 25 22 Indiana
daughter
Private
Birth
Census
Census
Census
Census
Census
Birth

Bessie was six months old when the census was taken on 11 June 1880

Shared note

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Columbus, Cass, Indiana, 32-year-old Indiana-born farmer J [Jacob] Blackketter and his 24-year-old Indiana-born wife Nancy I (keeping house) have in their household their Indiana-born daughters, 5-year-old Josie, 2-year-old Linnie and 6-month old Bessie, and Nancys sister L C [Lucy C] Mc Coslin [McCaslin]. Living next door is Nancys brother, 29-year-old Indiana-born farmer J R Mc Coslin [McCaslin], his 26-year-old Indiana-born wife Hattie F and their daughter 4-year-old Indiana-born daughter, Mabel.

Logansport Daily Reporter, Monday Afternoon, March 28, 1898, p. 8
THE SOCIAL SWIRL
Recient Pleasurable Affairs in the
Ranks of Society Folks.
Marriage of Mr. Cover and Miss
Blackketter.
At the home of the bride's pa-
rnets near Twelve Mile, Mr. Hollis
C. Cover and Miss Bessie Blackketter
were united in marriage March 23,
1898 by Rev. R. H. Smith. The
wedding was a quiet one, being wit-
nessed only by a few of the imme-
diate relatives and friends of the
contracting parties. Mr. and Mrs.
Cover will go to Janesville, Wis.,
and their many friends regret their
departure. The couple received a
number of pretty and useful pres-
ents.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Logansport, Eel Township, Cass, Indiana, 23-year-old Indiana-born Hollis C Cover and his 20-year-old Indiana-born wife Bessie [Blackketter] Cover have been married three years. Bessie has born one child, 2-year-old Indiana-born Lucile H. The family is living in a rented house at 1520 Spear Street. Hollis is a clerk in the Post Office. Hollis and Bessie are literate and speak English. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Noble, Cass, Indiana, 33-year-old Indiana-born Hollis C Cover and his 30-year-old Indiana-born wife Bessie [Blackketter] Cover have been married thirteen years. Bessie has born three children, all are living. These three Indiana-born children are 11-year-old Lucile, 8-year-old Wade and 6-year-old Immogene. All three children have attended school in the past year. Hollis is a public school instructor and has had no months out of work in the past year. The family is living in a house on Pleasant Grove Pike, which Hollis owns, but with a mortgage. Everyone is literate and speaks English. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Logansport, Eel Township, Cass, Indiana, 40-year-old Indiana-born Mrs Bessie Cover is head of a household which contains two of her three Indiana-born children, 18-year-old Wade, and 16-year-old Imogine [sic]. Neither child has attended school in the past year as both are employed, Wade as a railroad electrician and Immogine as a dry goods clerk. Bessie has no occupation.
The family is living in a rented house at 300 E North Street. Everyone is literate and speaks English. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana. Bessie's husband, Hollis Cover is not in this household and cannot be located on the 1920 Census, although he reappears on the 1930 Census.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana, 53-year-old Indiana-born Hollis C Cover and his 50-year-old Indiana-born wife Bessie [Blackketter] Cover were married when he was 21- and she was 18-years-old. They are living in a house that Hollis owns, worth $7,500, at 768 Portage Ave. They have a radio. Hollis is a parochial school teacher and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. He has not served in the military. Hollis and Bessie are literate and speak English. Their parents were born in Indiana.