When Elizabeth “Bessie” Iola Smyre was born on 16 October 1875, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States, her father, Francis Shuford Smyre, was 30 and her mother, Susan Ellen Miller, was 23. She married Benjamin Lewis Westenbarger on 2 June 1892, in Conover, Catawba, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Worth Township, Boone, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 10 July 1945, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.
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