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1868 Feb 2: Benjamin W. Bare marries Magdalena Good in Clarinda, IA. (1,2)

  1868 Dec 17: Alice Jane
  1870 May 29: Lydia Rebecca
  1871 Dec 10: Fannie Esther
  1873 Mar 27: Mahlon George
  1876 Oct 25: Nancy Ann
  1876 Oct 25: Orpha M.
  1878 Jun 19: Joseph Harlin
  1882 Mar  2: Katherine Susan
  1885 Sep 18: Martha Elizabeth

?? Does Orpha really belong here? See her page. -- dg 2009 Apr 17

Benjamin and Magdalena stay with her parents, Noah and Frances Good, until spring. (16)

1869: In the spring, Benjamin and Magdalena move to Clarinda, IA. (16)

1869: In the fall, they move to Elkhart, IN. (16)

1872: In the fall, Benjamin and Magdalena move to Marion Co., KS to join her parents. (16)

1874: In the spring, Benjamin and Magdalena move onto their own claim. (16)

____: Grasshoppers cause wide spread crop destruction. (16)

"The young couple [Benjamin and Magdalena] built their home in the side of a hill. It later became known as the "Bare Den." (11 p129) Similar story in (12 p183).

1896: Benjamin and Magdalena move to Jasper Co., MO. (16)

1907: Benjamin and Magdalena move to Oklahoma. They buy 40 acres, go broke, and move to Harper, KS. (16)

1919 Apr 30: Magdalena Good Bare dies in Harper, KS. (1,2)

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