Bertha Boyington

14 February 1869–13 February 1959 (Age 89)
Prentiss Plantation, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Boyington was born on 14 February 1869, in Prentiss Plantation, Penobscot, Maine, United States, her father, Elias William Boyington Sr, was 49 and her mother, Mary Jane Thoms, was 44. She married Jesse E. Osgood on 6 April 1889, in Prentiss Plantation, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Greenbush, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1900 and Oakland, Kennebec, Maine, United States for about 28 years. She died on 13 February 1959, in Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Oakland, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Carter
Bertha Boyington
Marriage: 11 August 1894
Henry Carter
Fred Carter
June Madeline Carter
Raymond Carter
Elmer LeRoy Carter
Kenneth Walter Carter

Spouse and Children

11 August 1894
Prentiss Plantation, Penobscot, Maine, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Elias William Boyington Sr


    Mary Jane Thoms




    Susan Boynton



    Elias William Boyington Jr


    Persis Boyington


    Isaac Boyington


+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

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: variant of Boynton .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bertha Bedzingter in household of Elias Bedzingter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bertha Carter in household of John Carter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertha Ellis in household of Elmer E Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"

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