Bertha Gertrude Booher

November 1888–
Missouri, United States

The Life 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
Bertha Gertrude Booher
Marriage: 27 May 1908
Sophia Rebecca Dickinson

Spouse and Children

27 May 1908
Odessa, Lafayette, Missouri, United States


    Sophia Rebecca Dickinson


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 16

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 31

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

Of German origin: probably an Americanized spelling of Bucher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Dickinson in household of Herbert Dickinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha Booher in household of Adam Booher, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bertha Gertrude Booher - Government record: Census record: birth: November 1888; Missouri, United States

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