Census for 1910 New Madrid Cty, Missouri lists a Bessie Branhan living with Newton and Florence Harden (relationship - niece)age 12. Census for 1920 she is living with Newton and Florence (relationship -niece) age 22 listed as Bessie Childs - Widow and a child Curtis Childs age 1. Census for 1930 New Madrid Cty, Mo. she is married to Ula Helms (abt 1924) with two children - Curtis age 11 and Thomas age 13. They are listed as step-sons to Ula Helms. Any information about Bessie, her children and marriage to Mr. Childs or Mr. Helms would be appreciated.