Laura Bethell was born in Indiana in May 1855. Bethelll was in Newburgh, IN before moving to California. She taught at San Jose State College in 1895-1900. A spinster, she died in Oakland, CA on March 26, 1928.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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