BESS, Nellie Blanche
(1918-2011)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. HAIR, Lenward Grady

BESS, Nellie Blanche 4384

  • Born: 29 Aug 1918, Lincoln County, North Carolina, United States 804,806
  • Marriage (1): HAIR, Lenward Grady on 2 Feb 1937 in Newton, Catawba County, North Carolina, United States 4384
  • Died: 27 Dec 2011 806
  • Buried: Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 806

   Other names for Nellie were HAIR, Nelle B.,4386 HAIR, Nelle Bess 806 and HAIR, Nellie B..804

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  Birth Notes:

Daughter of Essie Childers and Dorus Hillary Bess of Lincoln Co, NC. Her grandfather was a circuit judge. (per Nell)

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  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence, 2 Feb 1937, Vale, Lincoln County, North Carolina, United States. 4384



2. Census, 4 Apr 1940, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 804
1) Hair, Lill, head of household, owns his home at 343 Person Street, age 59, married, completed 4 years of college, born NC, lived in same house in 1935, dentist in private practice, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $4000, had other income
2) Hair, Burline, wife, age 47, married, completed 3 years of high school, born NC, housewife
3) Hair, Stacy, son, age 18, attends school, completed 4 years of high school, born NC, student
4) Hair, Raymond, son, age 14, attends school, completed 1 year of high school, born NC
5) Hair, George, son, age 12, attends school, completed 7th grade, born NC
6) Hair, Nellie B., daughter in law, age 20, indicates married then crossed out, not in school, completed 1 year of college, born NC, lived in rural NC in 1935, stenographer at N.Y.A, worked 12 weeks in 1939, earned $45
7) Hair, Carolyn, granddaughter, age 2, born NC.

3. Residence: 129 N. Kennedy, 1953, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 4386

4. Residence, Nov 2006, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. In Nov 2006, Ethel Haywood Bennet said that Nell was staying at Heritage Place, an assisted living facility in Fayetteville (where Ethel was also living).


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Nellie married Lenward Grady HAIR, son of Dr. Lillie Gaston HAIR and Burline DOWNING, on 2 Feb 1937 in Newton, Catawba County, North Carolina, United States.4384 (Lenward Grady HAIR was born on 27 Mar 1917 in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States,4385 died on 4 Jun 1995 in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 806 and was buried in Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 806.)

  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Story. Lenward met Nell in Greensboro while he was at college.

2. Marriage, 2 Feb 1937, Newton, Catawba County, North Carolina, United States. 4384 Groom is Linward G. Hair, age 21, of Fayetteville, NC, son of L. G. Hair and Burline Hair. Bride is Nellie Blanche Bess, age 18, of Vale, NC, daughter of Dorus H. Bess and Essie Bess.




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