Betty Frances van Borkum

 BETTY FRANCES VAN BORKUM was born August 22, Betty van Borkum, age 7, on the steps.1925 in Beatrice, NE, and died August 2, 1997 in Lincoln, NE.  

Betty spent much of her time running errands in the neighborhood for her father and mother. She's taking time-out sitting on the steps of a neighbor. 

Eventually she married Harlan Mathias from near Liberty Nebraska

1022 Scott Street--
   the NEIGHBORHOOD

Betty  age 7 & harold at sunday school
A Sunday School photo. A crudely drawn arrow points to Betty on the right while a similar line points to her bother Harold.

Betty van Borkum's birthday party.
Birthdays were always important to Betty--like this one. Betty is behind the girl in the front row with the balloon.

Betty at South School, Beatrice, NE
Betty is the 8 year old girl on the upper right, squinting into the camera lens in this grade school photo at "South School" in Beatrice Nebraska

Betty & father John van Borkum
One of Betty's enjoyable pastimes was practicing archery with her father, John, at a place called the
 "Iron Mountians".

Betty
and
BEATRICE
HIGH
SCHOOL

 

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