When Bessie P. Martin was born in July of 1872 in California, her father, Green, was 64, and her mother, Cornelia, was 33. She married Louis Hans Peterson in 1888; they had five children although one died before 1900 and another before 1910. She died on April 10, 1930, in her hometown at the age of 58, and was buried in Sacramento, California.
Odd Fellows Lawn Cemetery and Mausoleum
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
PLOT Sec. I Tier 4 Gr 85
↑ Year: 1900; Census Place: San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 0036; FHL microfilm: 1240101
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Bessie by comparing test results with other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: