Thursday, January 7, 2016

TBT Photos from Yesteryear-- Beatrice Mapson Sturm

Spotlights from my extensive photo collection
This week it is

My Great-Grandmother
Beatrice (Mapson) Sturm  

This early 1900s portrait was among the belongings of Beatrice's Grandmother Sarah Mapson

Beatrice Mapson was born, raised & lived in Martin County, Minnesota her entire life. Married at 20 years old to John Sturm, they raised 3 children. 

In frail health after suffering a stroke, Beatrice passed away from complications at only 46 years of age.

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