Bertha Irene Brothwell

Female12 March 1873–2 May 1915

Brief Life History of Bertha Irene

When Bertha Irene Brothwell was born on 12 March 1873, in Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States, her father, David Emery Brothwell, was 39 and her mother, Mary Irene Wildman, was 35. She married Leonard Johnson Clapp on 17 January 1889, in Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Logan Election Precinct, Howard, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Greeley, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 2 May 1915, at the age of 42, and was buried in Amity Cemetery, Greeley, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Johnson Clapp
Bertha Irene Brothwell
Marriage: 17 January 1889
Leonard Edwin Clapp
Everett Clapp
Frankie Clapp
George Clapp
Paul Clapp
Melissa May Clapp
Harvey Earnest Clapp
Effie Isadora Clapp
Vera Jeanette Clapp
Harry Clapp
Albert Floyd Clapp
Clara Ellen Clapp
Clarence Elmer Clapp
Paul Clapp
Bertha Orvanda Clapp Gordon Watters
Alice Irene Clapp

Sources (18)

  • Bertha Brothwell in household of D E Brothwell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bertha Irene Clapp, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Bertha Brothwell in entry for Leslie Earl Gordon and Clara E. Pinney, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1889Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (16)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries: 1879: Nance, Nebraska, United States


    Age 13

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire): probably a variant of Broadwell .

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

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