Bert Harlan Sanford

2 May 1899–30 January 1974 (Age 74)
Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States

The Life of Bert Harlan

When Bert Harlan Sanford was born on 2 May 1899, in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, his father, George Washington Sanford, was 43 and his mother, Amelia Jane Whitaker, was 33. He married Fannie Mae Doster in 1922, in Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Lincoln Township, Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Calwood, Callaway, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 30 January 1974, in Canisteo, Canisteo, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 74.

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Bert Harlan Sanford
Fannie Mae Doster
Marriage: 1922
Edna Sanford
Connie Sanford
James A "Pete" Sanford

Spouse and Children

Mississippi, United States


    Edna Sanford


    James A "Pete" Sanford


    Connie Sanford


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 5

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sandford .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bert H Sanford in household of George W Sanford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Burton H Sanford in household of George Sanford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertie H Sanford in household of George W Sanford, "United States Census, 1910"

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