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Bessie Starr Finster

Bessie Starr Finster

Female 1893 - 1975  (81 years)


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  • Name Bessie Starr Finster  [1, 2, 3
    Born 23 Mar 1893  Orwell, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Died Jan 1975  Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Age 81 years 
    Person ID I22208  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Ancestors Ward G. Finster,   b. Dec 1861, Orwell, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1938, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Elizabeth Janet Hilton,   b. 13 Oct 1862,   d. 24 Aug 1943  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F12377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Leon Gilbert Dunbar,   b. 19 Sep 1890, Boylston, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1958, Richland, Oswego County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1912  Orwell, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Marion Eleanor Dunbar,   b. 5 Aug 1915, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1991  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     2. Harwood A Dunbar,   b. 18 Feb 1914, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 2000, Polk Co., FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. John Edward Dunbar
     4. Leroy Grant Dunbar,   b. 7 Jan 1927, Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1939  (Age 12 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x5. Ruth Dunbar,   b. 25 Apr 1919, Orwell, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1948, Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F7934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bessie S. Finster Dunbar - March 23, 1893 - January 18, 1975. Daughter of Ward G. and Elizabeth Janet Hilton Finster. Wife of Leon Gilbert Dunbar.
      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, January 22, 1975 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Mrs. Dunbar of Richland dies - Mrs. Bessie S. Dunbar, 81, of Ridge Road, Richland, died on Saturday, January 18 at Mexico, New York. She was born on May 23, 1883 at Orwell, the daughter of Ward and Elizabeth Hilton Finster. She attended Orwell and Pulaski schools and graduated in a teacher’s training class. She married Leon J. Dunbar in 1912 at Orwell. The couple always resided in Richland where her husband and Chester Dunbar owned and operated Dunbar Brothers Oil Company. Her husband passed away in 1958. Mrs. Dunbar, a member of the Park United Methodist Church, is survived by two sons, Harwood A. Dunbar of Fulton and John E. Dunbar of Richland; one daughter, Mrs. Ronald (Marion) Spicer; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21 at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski with the Rev. Edwin A. Potter officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

  • Sources 
    1. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Leon Gilbert Dunbar

    2. [S1718] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Leon Gilbert Dunbar

    3. [S1754] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Leon Gilbert Dunbar

    4. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Bessie Finster

    5. [S1718] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Bessie Finster

    6. [S1754] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Bessie Finster