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BEST FAMILY-Kootenai Co. and area

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Re: BEST FAMILY-Kootenai Co. and area

Posted: 14 Nov 2001 3:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 11 Jan 2006 1:12AM GMT
Surnames: Best
Okay are you ready for this? I don't know if you have any of the info but. . .

There is a family cemetery in the city of Coeur d' Alene. It is called the Hope Cemetery and is also known as the Best Cemetery. It is located behind residences on Gilbert Ave between 7th and 8th streets.

Babbitt, John Tracy, Age 75 Died 06-19-1911 (married in Michigan, moved to Idaho 1892 born in New York

Babbitt, Lucia Aurora (Perry), age 73 died 11-07-1914 wife of John T. Babbit

Best, Addie Chirilla, age 48 died 03-06-1911 wife of Edwin O Best, born Algonac, MI married in WI

Best, Alexander Hubbard, died in CDA ca 1900, born in OH lived at Big Springs, Adams Co, WI and Dunn Co., WI moved to ND and to ID in 1893.

Best, Bennett J age 45 Died 03-03-1909 born in WI

Best, Ellen Chirilla (Ring), died in CDA in 1904, born Maine, Married Alexander H. Best.

Best, Iva May, died 05-23-1893, 5 year old daughter of Charles & Cora, granddaughter of Alexander Best & John Babbitt.

Best, John David, died CDA age 30, born WI son of Alexander & Ellen Best, married to Laura Gates, had 1 daughter and 3 sons.

Cook, Monty, died September 1911, aged 2 days son of Paul C. Cook & Wife, Ruby (Best) Cook.

Granger, Foster age 67 07-06-1912 he died after requesting burial in Best Cemetery.

There are a lot of Best's buried in several of the other cemeteries in Kootenai County. If you would like me to find Obits on these just let me know.

I will also go back to the Hayden Lake Library and check the History of North Idaho book (1903) to see if they did a write up on the family.
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