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Velda Opal (Seymour) Bauermeister (1908 - 1996)

Velda Opal Bauermeister formerly Seymour
Born in Nevada, Story, Iowa, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 17 Feb 1926 in Sibley, Osceola, Iowa, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of , [private son (1920s - 2010s)] and
Died in Ocheyedan, Osceola, Iowa, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Nov 2020
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Velda was born on 8 Aug 1908 in Nevada, Iowa.[1] She is the daughter of Albert Seymour and Sevrie Clara Nelson. She married Bert Bauermeister on 17 Feb 1926 in Sibley, Iowa.[2] Together they raised two children; a third died in infancy. Velda passed away on 9 Apr 1996 in Ocheyedan, Iowa.[3]


  • 1910 - Cummins, Pocahontas, Iowa, United States[4]
  • 1915 - Pocahontas, Pocahontas, Iowa, United States[5]
  • 1920 - Booth, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States[6]
  • 1930 - Horton Township, Osceola, Iowa, United States[7]
  • 1940 - Ocheyedan, Osceola, United States[8]


  1. Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935, FamilySearch (, Velda Seymour, 8 Aug 1908; citing Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,404,578.
  2. Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, FamilySearch (, Burt Bauermeister and Velda Seymour, 17 Feb 1926, Sibley, Osceola, Iowa, United States; citing reference p291, county courthouses, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,434,943.
  3. Find a Grave memorial page for Velda Opal Seymour Bauermeister (8 Aug 1908–9 Apr 1996), Find A Grave: Memorial #135572705, citing Ocheyedan Township Cemetery, Ocheyedan, Osceola County, Iowa, USA; Maintained by noble honor (contributor 46867107).
  4. United States Census, 1910, FamilySearch (, Velda Seymore in household of E A Seymore, Cummins, Pocahontas, Iowa; ED 191, sheet 4B, family 70, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 416; FHL microfilm 1,374,429.
  5. Iowa State Census, 1915, FamilySearch (, Velda O Seymour, 1915; Pocahontas, Pocahontas, Iowa, card no. 74, Iowa State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,462,702.
  6. United States Census, 1920, FamilySearch (, Velda Seymore in household of Earl Seymore, Booth, Palo Alto, Iowa; ED 188, sheet 6A, line 13, family 101, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 505; FHL microfilm 1,820,505.
  7. United States Census, 1930, FamilySearch (, Velda Bauermeister in household of Bert Bauermeister, Horton, Osceola, Iowa; ED 12, sheet 2A, line 29, family 28, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 671; FHL microfilm 2,340,406.
  8. United States Census, 1940, FamilySearch (, Velda Bauermeister in household of Bert Bauermeister, Ocheyedan, Ocheyedan Township, Osceola, Iowa; ED 72-13, sheet 4B, line 78, family 95. NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1187.

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