Bess Lelia (Crabtree) York

Bess Lelia (Crabtree) York (abt. 1913 - 1997)

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Bess Lelia "Bessie" York formerly Crabtree aka Valley
Born about [location unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married in Mainemap
[children unknown]
Died in Penobscot, Maine,
Crabtree-590 created 4 Nov 2013 | Last modified
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Family name was changed from Crabb to Crabtree in Probate Court, Piscataquis County, State of Maine, Oct. 4, 1910. (2)



1. Interviews with Bess' sister, Elva Crabtree, by her daughter, Clair Harris Zarges over the years before Elva's death in 1998.

2. Record from the Probate Court, State of Maine, County of Piscataquis, 4 Oct 1910; copy in my possession 12/12/2013, Clair Harris Zarges; sent to me by Duane E. Crabtree, son of Talmage Dewitt Crabb in an email dated 30 July 2001.

3 Marriage: Maine State Marriage Archives

4. Death: Maine Genealogy, Death Record, Certificate 7009441.


  1. Entered by Clair Zarges.


Thanks to Clair Zarges for starting this profile. Click the Changes tab for the details of contributions by Clair and others.

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