Individual Record 1595

Name}   Bell, Freda Phyllis Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam 15 Jun 1904 Place} Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas
Marr.: Date} Fam 21 Aug 1928 Place} Abilene, Dickinson, Kansas     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  12 Jan 1987 Place} Newton, Harvey, Kansas
Burial: Date} Aft 12 Jan 1987 Place} Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas
  Grave Marker} Yes  &
Source 1} 394 = Letter
Source 2} 396 = Geog history
Source 3} 1178=1905 KS cen
Source 4} 413 = 1910 USA cen
Source 5} 1178=1915 KS cen
Source 6} 1620=1920 USA cen
Source 7} 1178=1925 KS cen
Source 8} 1183=1930 USA cen
Source 9} 1619=1940 USA cen
Source 10}1683=City directy
Source 11}549 = S.S. record
Source 12}1614=Cemetery rec
Source 13}397 = Cemetery rec
Source 14}363 = Cemetery rec
Parents: } Joseph Thomas Bell & Rosetta Allison
      Household No.} 679
1st Household No.} 679 = Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas
      Occupation 1} Telephone operator
       Occupation 2} Housewife
Spouses:   Prime} Smith, Clement Earl
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Freda Phyllis Bell was born 15 Jun 1904 in Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.  Her parents were Joseph T. Bell and Rosetta Allison.  Her brother Russell was 3½ years older.  In the 1905 Kansas State census, 1910 U.S. census, and 1915 Kansas State census, the family was living in Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.  Her father was a farmer.
By the 1920 U.S. census, Freda was living with her family in Blaine Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.  Her father was still farming, and owned the farm with a mortgage.  In the 1925 Kansas State census, Blaine Twp., Route # 3, only Freda, 20, was living with her parents.  She was a telephone operator for the telephone company.

Freda married Clement Earl Smith on 21 Aug 1928 in Abilene, Dickinson, Kansas.  In the 1930 U.S. census, Freda and Clement, both 25, were living in Sheridan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.  Clement, was a farmer, renting.  They had a infant son, Donald.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Freda and Clement were living at 603 4th Street, Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas.  Freda had completed seventh grade.  Clement, was an underground laborer, operating a rocker.  They now had two children, Donald and Ethel.  They later had two more children, Phyllis and Larry.

The family moved to 119 Newton, Harvey, Kansas.  In 1958, Clement was a shop mechanic for the City of Newton.  In 1962, he was a welder for the Hesston Mfg., Co., and in 1963 he was a construction worker.

Clement died 18 Dec 1968.  Freda died 12 Jan 1987, her last residence Newton, Kansas.  Both are buried in the Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Seventh grade     or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   1 Nov 2014
Date Created}  23 Aug 1993
Copyright © 2014 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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