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
1861–1908
Bertha Boyington
1869–1959
Marriage: 11 August 1894
Henry Carter
1896–1975
Fred Carter
1897–
June Madeline Carter
1899–1971
Raymond Carter
1903–1955
Elmer LeRoy Carter
1905–1981
Kenneth Walter Carter
1907–1910

Spouse and Children

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

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

    Elias William Boyington Sr

    Male1819–1903Male

    Mary Jane Thoms

    Female1824–1912Female

siblings

(18)

    Susan Boynton

    Female1840–1924Female

    Female1842–1927Female

    Elias William Boyington Jr

    Male1844–1933Male

    Persis Boyington

    Female1844–1939Female

    Isaac Boyington

    Male1846–1856Male

+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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