Bertha Mary Mathis

Brief Life History of Bertha Mary

When Bertha Mary Mathis was born on 31 March 1879, in Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States, her father, John Taylor Mathis, was 43 and her mother, Mary Davis, was 40. She married John Edwin Lindblom on 29 August 1914. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Washington, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Des Moines Township, Boone, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 3 April 1928, in Douglas Township, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Elkhart Cemetery, Elkhart, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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John Edwin Lindblom
Bertha Mary Mathis
Marriage: 29 August 1914
John Edwin Lindblom
Louis Myron Lindblom
Mary Christine Lindblom

Sources (20)

  • Bessie Lindbloom in household of John Lindbloom, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Birtha Mathis, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Bertha May Mathis, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

World Events (8)

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1884: Polk, Iowa, 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

German, French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Flemish: from a variant of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew ). Compare Matthys .

English: from a pet form of the personal names Matthew or Mathias .

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

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