Gill, Bertha May
B: 12 Jun 1888, PEI, lived with uncle / aunt, Mr. & Mrs. John Heatherly, until marriage to Leonard Sylvester
D: 10 May 1915 Kittson County, MN, age 26, tubercular meningitis
Burial: Joe River Cemetery officiated by Rev. Campbell of Swan Lake, Man.
M: 26 Jun 1913, Leonard Sylvester b. 23 Aug 1886, St. Vincent, MN d. 25 Apr 1973, Thief River Falls, MN.

When Bertha May Gill Sylvester died in 1915, she left a six month old son, Kalvin. Her husband, Leonard Sylvester, subsequently married Laura Ethel Hare, a sister of Mrs. George Emmons Matthew. Leonard and Laura were married 12 Apr 1923 at Warren, Minnesota. Leonard and Laura had two daughters, Madrienne and Hazel. Laura died 23 Apr 1996 at South Port Nursing Center, Port Charlotte, Florida. In March, 1997, Kalvin Sylvester lived in Hallock, Minnesota. His son, Terrance lived in Pembina, North Dakota and Terrance's daughter, Beth, lived in Colorado, and daughter, Lisa, lived in Wahpeton, North Dakota

FN: Edward Gill
MN: Mary Bethesda Matthew

Children of Leonard Sylvester and Bertha May Gill:

1. Kalvin Sylvester - raised by second wife, Laura Ethel (Hare) Sylvester
B: 14 Nov 1914, St. Vincent Twp., Kittson County, MN
M: 28 Feb 1942, Anne Walters b. 04 Nov 1921, Emerson, Manitoba, Canada

Children of Kalvin Sylvester and Anne Walters:
1. Terrance Kirk Sylvester
B: 30 Sep 1944, Crookston, MN
M: Mary Jane Wonarowicz, Stephen, MN b. 05 May 1946, Grafton, ND

Children of Terrance Kirk Sylvester and Mary Jane Wonarowicz:
1. Beth Sylvester
B: 03 Apr 1971, El Centro, CA
M: 01 Sep 1996, Shawn Wilson, Aurora, CO

2. Lisa Sylvester
B: 09 Nov 1973, Lodi, CA
M: 15 Jul 1995, Chad Snyder, Grand Forks, ND

Children of Chad Snyder and Lisa Sylvester:
1. Kenzie Lee Snyder
B: 30 Nov 1995, Breckenridge, MN