Bert Leland Foote

Brief Life History of Bert Leland

When Bert Leland Foote was born on 11 January 1880, in Roaring Brook Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Gideon Foote Jr., was 45 and his mother, Julia A Webb, was 39. He married Mellie Gay BROWN on 1 July 1914, in Broome, New York, United States. He lived in Union, Broome, New York, United States for about 5 years and Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States in 1925. He registered for military service in 1906. He died on 23 August 1929, at the age of 49, and was buried in Johnson City, Broome, New York, United States.

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Bert Leland Foote
Mellie Gay BROWN
Marriage: 1 July 1914

Sources (14)

  • Bert L Foote in household of Philip Acker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bert L Foote, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Bert L. Foote, "Find A Grave Index"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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

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.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English fot ‘foot’ (Old English fōt), sometimes translated in medieval documents by Latin cum pede ‘with the foot’. Probably a nickname for someone with a deformity of the foot or with large feet.

English: occasionally perhaps from the rare Middle English personal name Fot, from Old Norse Fótr, originally a nickname with the same sense as 1 above.

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.

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

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