Ninth Generation


1287. Bernice Marie Gatchell1,12 was born on 6 October 1911 in Uhrichsville, Tuscarawas Co., OH. She died on 13 January 2002 in Springfield, Clark Co., OH. She was buried in Youngstown, Mahoning Co., OH. See 1930 Mahoning Co., Struthers Twp. # 110, for Bernice at 18 in the home of Miller and Helen Warner, listed as a roomer.

Bernice was a wonderful person, and aunt to Joyce Roush, who spent many summers at her home. Aunt Bernice earned a few dollars spending money by doing hair for her friends, and would buy fabric for Joyce to make a dress in home-ec class, but Uncle Frank was not to know. Aunt Bernice moved to Springfield, Ohio to be near her daughter, after Uncle Frank died. She later went in to a retirement center.

Bernice Marie Gatchell and Frank Ralph Best were married on 6 March 1931. Frank Ralph Best1,12 was born on 24 January 1907 in Wilkinsburg, Alleghany Co., PA. He died on 2 November 1989 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co., OH. He was buried in Youngstown, Mahoning Co., OH.

Bernice Marie Gatchell and Frank Ralph Best had the following children:

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June Maxine Best.