Estella M. Bement

b. 9 January 1858, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, to Samuel and Lydia Celesta (Waite) Bement
d. 15 April 1926, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska

m/1. about 1877
Seymour Charlie Layton
b. 23 February 1851, Pennsylvania, to Hiram and Julia Layton
d. 12 September 1880, Noble Township, LaPorte County, Indiana

m/2. about 1883
Gordon Martin
d. about 1893, Nebraska

m/3. about 1894
John Neu
b. 29 March 1867, Berlin, Otoe County, Nebraska
d. 10 October 1889, Berlin, Otoe County, Nebraska

m/4. about 1910
J. W. Smalley

Children with Seymour Charlie Layton:

  • Evline Lillian (1878-1929) married Jacob Martin Shelter

Children with Gordon Martin:

  • Kathryn “Kitty” (b. 1884) married Charles Kuss
  • Edith (b. ca. 1885)
  • Flossie (b. 1887)

Children with John Neu:

  • Ethel Rae (1895-1937) married Fred G. Powell

Estella lived in South Bend, St. Joseph County, and Union Mills, Noble Township, LaPorte County, before emigrating from Indiana. She then lived in Berlin, Otoe County, Nebraska.

Submitted By:
Hilda Hemmingson Meryhew
Auburn WA


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