Lydia Bertha Shaw1

F, #24706, b. Feb 7, 1917, d. Jan 29, 2011
Father*Harry Lewis Shaw1 b. Aug 12, 1889, d. Sep 28, 1978
Mother*Cornelia Allah Bryant1 b. Jul 1, 1894, d. Oct 4, 1976

Chronological Events

Marriage* Lydia Bertha Shaw married Louis Hemmeter.1 
Marriage* Lydia Bertha Shaw married Charles E. Cole Jr.1 
Birth*Feb 7, 1917 Lydia Bertha Shaw was born on Feb 7, 1917 at Richmond, City of Richmond, Virginia, United States.1 
 She was the daughter of Harry Lewis Shaw and Cornelia Allah Bryant.1 
Marriage*Dec 21, 1937 Lydia Bertha Shaw married John Franklin Bell on Dec 21, 1937 at Baltimore, Maryland, United States.1 
Death*Jan 29, 2011 Lydia Bertha Shaw died on Jan 29, 2011, at age 93 at Baltimore, Maryland, United States.2 
ObituaryFeb 1, 2011  OBITUARY: COLE , Lydia Bertha On January 29, 2011, LYDIA BERTHA COLE, formerly of Parkville, beloved mother of John F. Bell, Jr, and wife Marlene, Mary Constance Huntington and husband David, Thomas L. Bell and preceded in death by Dennis Barrett Bell; cherished grandmother of Denise McNerney, John Scott Bell, Dana Smith, John Dennis Bell and preceded in death by Angela Marie Bell; also numerous great grandchildren.
Family and friends will honor Lydia's life at the family owned Evans Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services - Parkville, 8800 Harford Rd. on Thursday 7-9 PM. A graveside service will be held 10:30 AM Friday at Parkwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Lydia's name may be made to the charity of your choice. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at

Published in Baltimore Sun - Feb. 1, 2011.
Burial*Feb 3, 2011 She was buried on Feb 3, 2011 at Parkwood Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.3 

Family 1

Charles E. Cole Jr. b. Dec 15, 1913, d. Jul 14, 2002

Family 2

Louis Hemmeter b. May 26, 1909, d. Dec 21, 1979

Family 3

John Franklin Bell b. Jun 8, 1907, d. Oct 11, 1965


  1. [S753] Jocelyn Rountree, Personal Knowledge.
  2. [S802] Site -, online
  3. [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States, see Also check, Death Certificates &