Bertha Slaughter

6 June 1909–14 December 1977 (Age 68)
Monroe, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Bertha

When Bertha Slaughter was born on 6 June 1909, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, her father, Oscar Slaughter, was 27 and her mother, Sella M. Fraizer Slaughter, was 19. She married James Martin Gentry about 1927. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Magisterial District 2 Turner, Monroe, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 14 December 1977, in Red Boiling Springs, Macon, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Red Boiling Springs, Macon, Tennessee, United States.

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James Martin Gentry
Bertha Slaughter
Marriage: about 1927
Paul Kenneth Gentry

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1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 1
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1912 · McCreary County Created
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Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
Age 18
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a slaughterer of animals, from Middle English slahter (an agent derivative of slaht ‘killing’). 2. topographic name from Middle English sloghtre ‘boggy place’, or a habitational name from a place named with this term (Old English slōhtre), for example Upper and Lower Slaughter in Gloucestershire. 3. topographic name for someone who lived by a blackthorn or sloe, Old English slāhtrēow.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (13)

  • Bertha Slaughter in household of Oscar Slaughter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha Slaughter in household of Oscar D Slaughter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha Slaughter in household of Oscar Slaughter, "United States Census, 1930"

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