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William Orlando Bearse (Bearce) Maine and/or Mass. and California
Posted by: Linda Bearse-Netto (ID *****1517) Date: March 22, 2011 at 19:24:04
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Desperately seeking birth and other early records of my ggrandfahter, William Orlando Bearse (Bearce).

Birth 18 Jun 1853 in Pittsfield, Somerset, (or Franklin) Maine (or 1857? 1861? or 1866? - questionable birth years are from various unverified federal census records.

Death 11 Dec 1923 in Colusa, Colusa, California, buried in Chico, Butte, California.

His birth record precedes Maine's record keeping of 1892 and he first appears on 19 Feb 1879 when he married Mary Ellen "Ella" Noble-Henlsey in Lassen County, California. I have records from 1892 forward but nothing before.

He also appears as Mary's husband on the Noble of Iowa website, http://www.iowaz.info/surname/noble.htm, which only speaks to their wedding.

Especially would like to discover the names of his mother and father. In later federal census records from California, it shows his parents were born in England but another shows USA. I have no knowledge of his siblings.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Linda Bearse-Netto


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