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GLASPELL: Bernard Gordon, North Dakota farmer, marries Orla May RINGUETTE in California

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Bernard was born 19 Oct 1915 in Jamestown, Stutsman, North Dakota, the oldest son of Bernard and Elizabeth WILSON GLASPELL. He graduated from St. John's Academy and farmed with his father on the family farm near Jamestown. For several years, Bernard farmed during the summer and in the winter drove a truck in California, Missouri and many other states.

On 23 Dec 1941, Bernard married Orla Mae RINGUETTE, b 20 Feb 1917 in Burbank, Los Angeles, California. She was the dtr of Frederick Sidney and Rose FINNEGAN RINGUETTE, born in Jamestown, North Dakota. She graduated from Jamestown Public schools and was working in California at the time of her marriage.

Bernard and Orla had a 1200A farm near Edgeley, LaMoure, North Dakota where they grew grain and raised cattle until they retired. The GLASPELLS were members of the Roman Catholic Church. Orla died 25 Apr 1997 in Jamestown. Bernard died 14 Nov 1996 in Jamestown. They had 4 children.
1. Gordon LYTER b 20 Dec 1942 in Los Angeles, California and graduated from Jamestown High School where he was active in athletics. He lived with his parents and farms near Edgeley.
2. Patricia Elizabeth b 20 Dec 1942 (twins with Gordon)
3. David Bernard b 26 Jun 1947 in Jamestown.
4. Rosemary b 26 Jun 1947 in Jamestown (twins with David). She received her elementary education in a one-room country school near Edgeley. After graduation from Edgeley High School, Rosemary began working for Bell Telephone as an operator. She was a corporate staff member, working on the FAXC computer project at Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska. Rosemary served as a local officer of the Communications Workers of International Human Rights organization. On 15 Feb 1980 she married Earl DeGROOT in Jamestown, they were divorced 7 Sept 1980. There were no children.

Surnames: DeGROOT FINNEGAN GLASPELL LYTER RINGUETTE WILSON
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by Bawden4 on 2011-12-24 13:18:52

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, p. 87, 1986, 290 pps, no copyright, no ISBN, in the personal library of this writer.

References on page 88 in this vinyl-bound issue:
Information given by Bernard Gordon Glaspell of Edgeley, North Dakota June 1985
Rosemary Glaspell of Omaha, Nebraska June 1985

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