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GLASPELL: Bernard, a dairy farmer, marries Elizabeth WILSON, in Jamestown, Stutsman, North Dakota

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Bernard was born 3 Jan 1886 in Jamestown, Stutsman, North Dakota (possibly still Dakota Territory), the youngest son of Samuel LYTER and Kate ELDRIDGE GLASPELL. He graduated from Jamestown High School and attended Armour Tech in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, and North Dakota State University in Fargo. He returned to Jamestown to operate the GLASPELL Dairy on the family farm southeast of town.

Bernard married Elizabeth Madeline WILSON in Jamestown, 28 Aug 1912. She was born 18 Oct 1891 in LaCrosse, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, dtr of Cyrus WILSON (no wife) who were born and married in England. Cyrus changed his name from MacWILSON to WILSON when he came to the US.

Elizabeth attended school in Minneapolis, came to Jamestown where she was employed as a salesperson in the Ben Orlandy Dry Goods Company.

The GLASPELLS retired from the dairy business in 1954 and lived with their son Samuel in Jamestown. Bernard died 29 Jun 1962, and Elizabeth died 9 Oct 1975. Both are buried in Highland Home Cemetery near Jamestown. Elizabeth WILSON GLASPELL was a member of St. James Catholic Church;. They had 2 sons.

1. Bernard Gordon GLASPELL born 19 Oct 1915 in Jamestown.
2. Samuel LYTER GLASPELL born 17 Jan 1918 in Jamestown where he graduated form St. John's Academy in 1936. After attending busines school, he began work with International Harvester (farm equipt) dealership in Jamestown.
In 1942 Sam enlisted in the Army where he served as a T-3 in Rhineland and Central Europ with the 12th Armoured Division of Gen. Patton's 3rd Army. He was discharged in 1946 and returned to Jamestown where he worke3d as parts mgr for International harvester until his 1982 retirement.
He did not marry, but cared for his parents until they died. (1986) Sam lives in Jamestown where for 17 years he has been a member of City Council and Exauted Ruler of Jamestown 995 Elks, form 1957-58. He died 24 Jun 1990 (no location SSDI).

Surnames: ELDRIDGE GLASPELL LYTER WILSON (MacWILSON)
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by Bawden4 on 2011-12-20 16:16:49

The Eldridge-Bawden Families: The Ancestry and Descendants of Duncan Campbell Eldridge and Stephen Bawden, Scott County, Iowa; author-compiler Alice Richardson Sloan, C.G. (dec 2011), commissioned by John Duvall Bawden (dec 1992), Bettendorf, Iowa; Anundsen Pub Co., Decorah, Iowa , 1986,p. 75-76, 290 pps, no copyright, no ISBN, in the personal library of this writer.

References from this vinyl-bound family study p. 76.
Jamestown Sun newspaper: 29 Jun 1962, 11 Oct 1975 (no page numbers)
Information given by sons Bernard Gordon of Edgely, North Dakota; and Samuel Lyter of Jamestown, North Dakota June 1985

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