Bert Leland Foote

11 January 1880–23 August 1929 (Age 49)
Roaring Brook Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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. 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

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    Mellie Gay BROWN


1 July 1914
Broome, New York

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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 2

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

Age 16

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 (Somerset):1. nickname for someone with a peculiarity or deformity of the foot, from Middle English fot (Old English fōt), or in some cases from the cognate Old Norse byname Fótr. 2. 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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Sources (3)

  • Bert L Foote in household of Philip Acker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Burt Foote in household of Geoden Foote, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Burton Foot in household of Gideon Foot, "United States Census, 1880"

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