Anna Maria Best

F, b. 28 February 1750/51, d. 2 July 1827
     Anna Maria Best was born on 28 February 1750/51 at Montgomery Co., PA. She was the daughter of Johann Wilhelm Best and Anna Susanna Schaeffer. Anna Maria Best married Ludwig Kleppinger, son of Johann Georg Klöppinger and Anna Margretha Schreiner, in 1768 at Northampton Co., PA. Anna Maria Best died on 2 July 1827 at Somerset Co., PA, at age 76. She was buried in July 1827 at Stone Church Cemetery, Kreidersville, Northampton Co., PA.

Children of Anna Maria Best and Ludwig Kleppinger

Delila A. Best

F, b. 11 June 1820, d. 9 March 1847
     Delila A. Best was born on 11 June 1820 at Greene Co., OH, Per findagrave.com record for Old Radical Cemetery (defunct), Cairo, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. She was the daughter of Isaac Best and Jane Jackson.1 Delila A. Best married Isaac Klepinger, son of John George Kleppinger and Elizabeth Benkard, on 3 January 1839. Delila A. Best died on 9 March 1847 at Tippecanoe Co., IN, at age 26 As a result of childbirth of Isaac Newton Klepinger. She was buried in March 1847 at Old Radical Cemetery (defunct), Cairo, Tippecanoe Co., IN.

Children of Delila A. Best and Isaac Klepinger

Citations

  1. [S2816] 1850 Federal Census, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 175.

Donald Otto Best1

M, b. 20 February 1934, d. 17 April 2003
     Donald Otto Best was born on 20 February 1934 at Urichsville, Tuscarawas Co., OH.1 He was the son of Otto L. Best and Velma A. Starkey.1 Donald Otto Best died on 17 April 2003 at Apple Valley, San Bernardino Co., CA, at age 69.
Note: Married, three children.

Citations

  1. [S2793] 1940 Federal Census, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 3160.

Eileen Best1

F, b. circa 1922
     Eileen Best was born circa 1922 at Tuscarawas Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of Floyd Leroy Best and Eva Lena Burdette.1

Citations

  1. [S2792] 1930 Federal Census, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1886; FHL #2341620.

Ernest Best

M, b. 14 April 1920, d. 9 June 1920
     Ernest Best was born on 14 April 1920 at Urichsville, Tuscarawas Co., OH. He was the son of Floyd Leroy Best and Eva Lena Burdette. Ernest Best died on 9 June 1920 at Urichsville, Tuscarawas Co., OH.

Estella Best1

F, b. circa 1903
     Estella Best was born circa 1903 at Ohio.1 She married Joseph Wieging.

Child of Estella Best and Joseph Wieging

Citations

  1. [S3740] 1940 Federal Census, Van Wert County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 3163.

Floyd Leroy Best1

M, b. 21 July 1892, d. 24 August 1981
     Floyd Leroy Best was born on 21 July 1892 at Lorain Co., OH.1 He was the son of Jesse Marion Best and Alma I. Wardell.1 Floyd Leroy Best married Eva Lena Burdette, daughter of Jasper Burdette and Eliza Jane Bragg. Floyd Leroy Best died on 24 August 1981 at Sarasota, Sarasota Co., FL, at age 89.

Children of Floyd Leroy Best and Eva Lena Burdette

Citations

  1. [S977] 1900 Federal Census, Lorain County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1295; FHL #1241295.
  2. [S2792] 1930 Federal Census, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1886; FHL #2341620.

Iona Eliza Best1

F, b. 19 April 1917, d. 27 July 1995
     Iona Eliza Best was born on 19 April 1917 at Tuscarawas Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of Floyd Leroy Best and Eva Lena Burdette.1 Iona Eliza Best married Jack Wilbert Craig, son of Robert H. Craig and Nancy E. (?), on 14 January 1935 at Brooke Co., WV. Iona Eliza Best died on 27 July 1995 at Tuscarawas Co., OH, at age 78.

Child of Iona Eliza Best and Jack Wilbert Craig

Citations

  1. [S2792] 1930 Federal Census, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1886; FHL #2341620.
  2. [S2793] 1940 Federal Census, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 3160.

Isaac Best1

M, b. 27 February 1797, d. 16 June 1855
     Isaac Best was born on 27 February 1797 at Virginia.1 He married Jane Jackson on 19 September 1819 at Greene Co., OH. Isaac Best lived in 1850 at Wabash Twp., Tippecanoe Co., IN.1 He died on 16 June 1855 at Tippecanoe Co., IN, at age 58.
Note: Information from JeReese(3) genealogy prepared by John Reese, online at ancestry.com.

Child of Isaac Best and Jane Jackson

Citations

  1. [S2816] 1850 Federal Census, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 175.

Jesse Marion Best1

M, b. 9 April 1869, d. 17 March 1942
     Jesse Marion Best was born on 9 April 1869 at Tuscarawas Co., OH.1 He married Alma I. Wardell on 10 January 1892 at Tuscarawas Co., OH. Occupation: Railroad conductor in 1900 at Lorain, Lorain Co., OH.1 Jesse Marion Best died on 17 March 1942 at Urichsville, Tuscarawas Co., OH, at age 72.
Note: Some information from Lau Family Tree genealogy prepared by talau1, online at ancestry.com.

Child of Jesse Marion Best and Alma I. Wardell

Citations

  1. [S977] 1900 Federal Census, Lorain County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1295; FHL #1241295.

Johann Wilhelm Best

M, b. 30 November 1713, d. 24 November 1762
     Johann Wilhelm Best was born on 30 November 1713 at Palatinate or Switzerland. He married Anna Susanna Schaeffer in 1732 at Pfungstadt (probably), Hessen Darmstadt, Germany. Johann Wilhelm Best died on 24 November 1762 at Lehigh Twp., Northampton Co., PA, at age 48.

Children of Johann Wilhelm Best and Anna Susanna Schaeffer

Maria Barbara Best

F, b. 1754, d. 3 March 1831
     Maria Barbara Best was born in 1754 at Lehigh, Northampton Co., PA. She was the daughter of Johann Wilhelm Best and Anna Susanna Schaeffer. Maria Barbara Best married Friedrich Kleppinger, son of Johann Georg Klöppinger and Anna Margretha Schreiner, in 1772 at Zion Church, Kreidersville, Northampton Co., PA. Maria Barbara Best died on 3 March 1831 at Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., PA.

Children of Maria Barbara Best and Friedrich Kleppinger

Otto L. Best1

M, b. 20 December 1911, d. 4 April 1997
     Otto L. Best was born on 20 December 1911 at Urichsville, Tuscarawas Co., OH.1 He was the son of Floyd Leroy Best and Eva Lena Burdette.1 Otto L. Best married Velma A. Starkey, daughter of Andrew Peter Starkey and Elizabeth May Gibson, circa 1932. Otto L. Best lived in April 1940 at Maple Street, Gnadenhutten, Tuscarawas Co., OH.2 He died on 4 April 1997 at Cedarville, Modoc Co., CA, at age 85.

Child of Otto L. Best and Velma A. Starkey

Citations

  1. [S2792] 1930 Federal Census, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1886; FHL #2341620.
  2. [S2793] 1940 Federal Census, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 3160.

Strauther Albert Best1

M, b. 12 September 1884, d. October 1972
     Strauther Albert Best was born on 12 September 1884 at Floyd Co., IN, WW II draft registration.1 He married Dora A. Purkhiser, daughter of William Jasper Purkheiser and Sarah A. Jacobs, on 11 November 1908 at Floyd Co., IN, Dora remarried to Strauther A. Best on 11 NOV 1908, Floyd County, IN. Strauther Albert Best died in October 1972 at age 88.

Citations

  1. [S2106] 1910 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 349; FHL #1374362.

Susannah Best

F
     Susannah Best married Daniel Wiseman.

Child of Susannah Best and Daniel Wiseman

William Homer Best

M, b. December 1941, d. 2 January 2007
     William Homer Best was born in December 1941. He died on 2 January 2007 at Arlington, Tarrant Co., TX, at age 65.

Irene M. Bestner

F, b. 23 April 1898, d. 8 January 1984
     Irene M. Bestner was born on 23 April 1898. She married Howard A. Saum, son of Jacob Clement Saum and Amanda Rosella Lucas. Irene M. Bestner died on 8 January 1984 at age 85.

Children of Irene M. Bestner and Howard A. Saum

Emma L. Bestor

F
     Emma L. Bestor married William Bell Tallman, son of Thomas Bell Tallman and Frances Ann Gillespie, on 28 December 1875.

Child of Emma L. Bestor and William Bell Tallman

Ellen Rose Betebenner

F, b. 22 May 1842, d. 9 January 1911
     Ellen Rose Betebenner was born on 22 May 1842 at Maryland.1 She married Abner Newcomer on 3 December 1863 at Ogle Co., IL. Ellen Rose Betebenner died on 9 January 1911 at age 68. She was buried in January 1911 at Fairmount Cemetery, Polo, Ogle Co., IL, Findagrave #88234423.

Child of Ellen Rose Betebenner and Abner Newcomer

Citations

  1. [S520] 1870 Federal Census, Ogle County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 265; FHL #545764.

Sarah Palmira Bethell

F, b. 2 February 1836, d. 8 September 1906
     Sarah Palmira Bethell was born on 2 February 1836 at Dekalb Co., TN. She married Samuel Cunningham Duncan, son of Joseph Duncan and Molly Allison, on 8 September 1870 at Dekalb Co., TN. Sarah Palmira Bethell died on 8 September 1906 at Dekalb Co., TN, at age 70.

Dale Bettenner1

M, b. 26 August 1877
     Dale Bettenner was born on 26 August 1877 at Mt. Morris, Ogle Co., IL.1 He was the son of John Bettenner and Virginia E. Mumma.1 Dale Bettenner lived in 1926 at Mt. Morris, Ogle Co., IL.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 465.

J. Ollie Bettenner1

M, b. 22 November 1880
     J. Ollie Bettenner was born on 22 November 1880 at Mt. Morris, Ogle Co., IL.1 He was the son of John Bettenner and Virginia E. Mumma.1 J. Ollie Bettenner lived in 1926 at Elbert, Elbert Co., CO.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 465.

John Bettenner1

M, b. 21 March 1845, d. 16 February 1921
     John Bettenner was born on 21 March 1845.1 He was the son of Samuel Bettenner and Rebecca (?)1 John Bettenner married Virginia E. Mumma, daughter of Jacob H. Mumma and Ann Mary Miller, on 18 February 1873, Ceremony by Rev. L. L. Lipe.1 John Bettenner died on 16 February 1921 at Mt. Morris, Ogle Co., IL, at age 75.1

Children of John Bettenner and Virginia E. Mumma

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 465.

Samuel Bettenner1

M
     Samuel Bettenner married Rebecca (?).1

Child of Samuel Bettenner and Rebecca (?)

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 465.

Albert Bettis

M
     Albert Bettis married Frances Elizabeth Fulton.

Child of Albert Bettis and Frances Elizabeth Fulton

Charles Elza Bettis

M
     Charles Elza Bettis was also known as "Buck". He married Carlena Caroline Couchman.

Child of Charles Elza Bettis and Carlena Caroline Couchman

Clora May Bettis

F, b. 14 June 1894, d. 15 February 1958
     Clora May Bettis was born on 14 June 1894 at Sewal, Wayne Co., IA. She was the daughter of Charles Elza Bettis and Carlena Caroline Couchman. Clora May Bettis married Edgar Lewis Phillips, son of Thomas Jefferson Phillips Jr. and Martha Emmaline Hayworth, on 13 January 1914 at Corydon, Wayne Co., IA. Clora May Bettis died on 15 February 1958 at Chula Vista, San Diego Co., CA, at age 63.

Children of Clora May Bettis and Edgar Lewis Phillips

Daniel Edmund Bettis

M
     Daniel Edmund Bettis married Ida Mayer Richardson.

Child of Daniel Edmund Bettis and Ida Mayer Richardson

Daniel Robert Bettis

M, b. November 1873
     Daniel Robert Bettis was born in November 1873 at Iowa. He married Clara June Housely circa 1898.

Child of Daniel Robert Bettis and Clara June Housely

Elva Inez Bettis

F, b. 3 April 1902, d. June 1986
     Elva Inez Bettis was born on 3 April 1902 at Wayne Co., IA. She was the daughter of Daniel Robert Bettis and Clara June Housely. Elva Inez Bettis married Leo Delbert Belvel, son of James Henry Belvel and Maud Mae McLaughlin, on 30 October 1921. Elva Inez Bettis died in June 1986 at age 84. She was buried in June 1986 at Allerton Cemetery, Wayne Co., IA.