Individual Record 249

Name}   Land, Bethel Clydine Family History} Hancock                
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Exa 17 Mar 1911 Place} Napa, Napa, California
Marr.: Date} Fam   3 Jan  1930 Place}       (Link)
Marr.: Date} Exa    3 Sep 1949 Place} Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 26 Nov 1998 Place}  
Burial: Date} Cir  29 Nov 1998 Place}  
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 1073=Birth record
Source 2} 247 = Church recrd
Source 3} 1075= Voter record
Source 4} 1074= 1930 USA cen
Source 5} 908 = Marriage rec
Source 6} 234 = Obituary
Source 7} 422 = Interview
Source 8} 420 = Funeral rec
Source 9} 661 = Death record
Source 10}474 = Letter
Source 11}1070=Photographs
Source 12}  85 = Family history
Parents: } Clyde Archibald Land & Edith Margaret Samuels
   Relationship No.}   43
1st Household No.}  
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Presbyterian
Spouses:    First} Johnson, Delbert L.
              Second} Lackey, Richard Leeroy
 Total Number of} 2
Bethel C. Land et al Bethel C. Land et al Bethel C. Land Notes:  Bethel was born in Napa, California.  The first photograph at the right shows Bethel with her parents in late 1913.  She then spent her early years (age 2 to 9) in Alberta, Canada.  See the second and third photos at the right.

Bethel returned to Napa with her family in 1920.  Bethel C. Land et al The photo at the left shows her in about 1926 with her sister and mother, respectively.

Bethel briefly lived in Berkeley, California, in 1930 with her new husband.  Later, in 1938, she and her husband were registered as Republican voters in Napa.

During World War II Bethel was a member of the WAVES.

In 1972 to 1979, while Nora Hancock was in Hy-Lond Convalescent Hospital, Bethel would take Nora out on Sundays — and in later years nearly always took Bee Lacaze out for a ride on Sundays.

Bethel was very active in her senior years, travelled all over the world, and drove her car right up to her death in 1998 at age 87.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date} Exa   1 Apr 1923 Place} Napa Presbyterian Church   Bethel C. Land
Confirm. Date}   Photo} Bethel in circa 1926
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}              or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service} U.S. Navy WAVES
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Dan Hancock
Date Updated} 26 Jul  2008
Date Created}  17 Jun 1994
Copyright © 2008 by Daniel W. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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