Bertha Gertrude Booher

Brief Life History of Bertha Gertrude

When Bertha Gertrude Booher was born in November 1888, in Missouri, United States, her father, Adam Tennessee Booher, was 27 and her mother, Laura Jane Nigh, was 25. She married Herbert Thomas Dickinson on 27 May 1908, in Odessa, Lafayette, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Odessa, Lafayette, Missouri, United States in 1910.

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Herbert Thomas Dickinson
1885–1962
Bertha Gertrude Booher
1888–
Marriage: 27 May 1908
Sophia Rebecca Dickinson
1909–1911

Sources (4)

  • Bertha Dickinson in household of Herbert Dickinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bertha Gertrude Booher - birth-name: Bertha Booher
  • Bertha Booher in household of Adam Booher, "United States Census, 1900"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1890 · Woman's Suffrage

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Bucher .

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

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