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Betsey (Bessie) Knutson

Female 1869 - 1948  (79 years)


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  • Name Betsey (Bessie) Knutson  [1
    Born 15 Nov 1869  Hampton, Franklin, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Occupation Midwife  [3
    Died 30 Dec 1948  Berkeley, Alameda, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 3 Jan 1949  Sunsetview Cemetery, Berkeley, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1911 Canada Census, Bessie Vann, head, married, born Nov 1869, age 41, son William J. Vann, born Mar 1898, age 13, son Harvy Vann, born Jul 1903, age 7, mother Andrane Knutson, widow, born Sep 1848, age 62 [3]
    Person ID I2925  Mindrum
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2013 

    Father Jens Knutson Mevastaul,   b. 3 May 1834, Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1907, Ashby, Grant, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Andrine Larsdatter,   b. 18 Aug 1847,   d. 22 Feb 1920, Vale, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1869  [1
    Family ID F2568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sander Olsen Overland,   b. 25 Mar 1859, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1936, Bemidji, Beltrami, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1887  [1
    Divorced Bef 1897  [1
    Children 
     1. Oscar Julius Overland,   b. 18 Jul 1888, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1961, Riverside Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2008 
    Family ID F2068  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joseph Vann,   b. 22 Feb 1870, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1958, Contra Costa Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married Abt 1888  Hampton, Franklin, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Children 
     1. William Joseph Vann,   b. 9 Mar 1898, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1962, Pasadena, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Harvey Leinhart Vann,   b. 25 Jul 1903, Carmel, Beltrami, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1996, Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Evelyn Elizabeth Moe,   b. 27 Jan 1911, Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1995, Comox, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Violet Irene Vann,   b. 16 Aug 1912, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 2006, Shingle Springs, El Dorado, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F2070  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Vann, Joseph and Bessie Knutson
    Vann, Joseph and Bessie Knutson
    Wedding photo, Hampton, Iowa, ca 1888
    Vann, Joe and Bessie Knutson
    Vann, Joe and Bessie Knutson
    ca 1928

    Headstones
    Vann, Betsy Knutson
    Vann, Betsy Knutson

  • Sources 
    1. [S2776] E-mail from Linda Hole, 7 Sep 2008.

    2. [S367] California Death Index, 1940-1997, www.ancestry.com.

    3. [S7644] Bessie Knutson Vann and Joe Vann, Canadian Family Story, 1910-2013, by Phyllis Vann Burk.

    4. [S7296] 1900 US Census, Minnesota, Clay, Moorhead, Enum. Dist. 313, sheet 5B.

    5. [S7644] Bessie Knutson Vann and Joe Vann, Canadian Family Story, 1910-2013, by Phyllis Vann Burk, place.