Bessie Blanche Finn


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Bessie Blanche Finn is the daughter of Bertha B. Cassingham and step-daughter of Henry Finn. She was born 28 May 1892 in Bosworth, Carroll, Missouri and died 22 Aug 1988 at age 96 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas.

On 10 Jun 1912, she married Gordon Willmont A. G. Snell. He is the son of Payton S.D. Snell and Mary G. Cairns. He was born  25 Nov 1881 in Wilson, Ellsworth, Kansas and died in Mar 1964 at  age 83 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas. He is buried at Chapel Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas.

Children of Bessie Blanche Finn and Gordon Willmont A. G. Snell:

  1. Ralph Short Snell (Sr.) was born 17 Jul 1913 in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri.
  2. Carl Wilmont Snell  was born 18 Apr 1915 in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri.
  3. Edna Blanche Snell  was born 12 Aug 1917 in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri.
  4. Ruby E. Snell  was born 31 Jan 1920 in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri.


More information about the ancestry of Gordon Willmont A. G. Snell can be found here.


Bessie: Death from Social Security Death Index (SSN 515-14-9785). Last residence is assumed to be the deathplace.

Gordon: Birth and Death from the Social Security Death Index (SSN 513-09-2219).

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