Kates-Thomsen Family Tree:Information about Bessie Mae Sipple Foster
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Bessie Mae Sipple Foster (b. 12 February 1879, d. 6 February 1959)Bessie Mae Sipple Foster (daughter of David Foster and Isabella Cornish) was born 12 February 1879 in Queen Anne County, MD, and died 6 February 1959 in Linwood, Delaware Co., PA.She married William Harmoning Kates on 12 November 1902 in Burrsville, MD, son of William Thorpe Kates and Salena Moore.
Notes for Bessie Mae Sipple Foster:
Bessie's real name is Sipple.Her adopted name is Foster.
Bessie's natural mother burned to death when Bessie was 11 months old.
On Bessie's Certificate of death, her parents are listed as Charles Sipple and Margaret Minner.
Source for Bessie and William H. Kates Family information:Kates Family Bible
More About Bessie Mae Sipple Foster:
Burial: 10 February 1959, Hopkins Cemetery, Felton, Kent Co., DE.
More About Bessie Mae Sipple Foster and William Harmoning Kates:
Marriage: 12 November 1902, Burrsville, MD.
Children of Bessie Mae Sipple Foster and William Harmoning Kates are:
- Lillian Florence Kates, b. 8 February 1903, d. date unknown.
- Mary Malinda Kates, b. October 1905, d. date unknown.
- Bessie Palean Kates, b. 17 December 1906, d. 19 July 1907.
- Charles William Kates, b. 19 July 1908, d. 2 November 1908.
- Avis Henrietta Kates, b. 7 September 1909, d. 5 July 1910.
- Elva Delema Kates, b. 30 September 1910, d. 9 January 1911.
- +Franklin Sipple Kates.
- James Elmer Kates, b. 4 July 1913, d. 14 July 1913.
- +Paul Raymond Kates, b. 7 September 1921, Linwood, Delaware Co., PA, d. 31 October 1992, Chester, Delaware Co., PA.
- Francis Kates.