highlights of the photo collection
of bob & jeanne bethel
Family members include, in no particular order, Willis Robert Bethel; Paul William Bethel; Harry Bethel, Gordon Samuel Bethel, his first wife Gertrude Ray Bethel and his second wife Minnie Fairbanks Bethel, Genevieve Margaret Bethel and her husband Everett Minchow, Lillian Godfrey Bethel, Nellie Schultz Bethel, Nola Jen Bethel, Everett Wayne Minchow, Janet Maxine Minchow Lueders, Betty Jo Bethel Olson, Robert George Bethel, Dona Jean Bethel Wieden.
Robert Bethel, born in 1863, died in a bizarre accident at the age of 46. He was driving a wagon across a country bridge when it collapsed.
wife of robert bethel, florence goodell bethel
The maiden name of Robert's wife Florence was Goodell.
Photo 3109. Florence's family in June 1940: Back row: Willis, Paul William, Everett Minchow (Genevieve's husband), Harry, and Gordon. Middle row: Lillian Godfrey Bethel, Genevieve Bethel Minchow, Nellie Schultz-Bethel, and Gertrude Ray Bethel. Front row, the kids: Nola Jean Bethel, Everett Wayne Minchow, Janet Maxine Minchow Lueders, Betty Jo Bethel Olson, Robert George Bethel, and Dona Jean Bethel Wieden.
son of robert & florence, gordon bethel
daughter of robert & florence, genevieve bethel minchow
robert's brother & wife: samuel & rosa stohr bethel
They were married on January 1, 1895, at the home of her parents in Pawnee City.
robert's sister jennie bethel
robert's sister charlotte
When Robert was killed in 1910, it was Charlotte who gave the information for the death certificate.