Bertha Elizabeth Pettengill

Female25 April 1877–

Brief Life History of Bertha Elizabeth

When Bertha Elizabeth Pettengill was born on 25 April 1877, in Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Calvin Peck Pettengill, was 23 and her mother, Ella Kendall, was 25. She married William Livesey Burdick on 21 November 1927, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. She lived in Rochester, Windsor, Vermont, United States in 1900 and Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, United States in 1920.

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William Livesey Burdick
Bertha Elizabeth Pettengill
Marriage: 21 November 1927

Sources (11)

  • Elizabeth Burdick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Elizabeth Pettengill, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Bertha Elizabeth Pettengill in entry for William L Burdick, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1927St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 5

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 31

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English: medieval English name for someone from Portugal (see Portugal ), from Middle English Portingal(e) ‘Portugal’ (Old French Portugalois), later also meaning ‘Portuguese’.

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

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