Bertha Elizabeth Pettengill

25 April 1877–
Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary 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 about 1928, in Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States.

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William Livesey Burdick
Bertha Elizabeth Pettengill
Marriage: about 1928

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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 ) or who had connections with Portugal.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Elizabeth Pettengill, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Bertha Elizabeth Pettengill, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Bertha Elizabeth Pettengill, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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