Bertha Clawson

7 August 1884–29 April 1966 (Age 81)
Miltonvale, Cloud, Kansas, United States

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Clawson was born on 7 August 1884, in Miltonvale, Cloud, Kansas, United States, her father, John Clawson, was 39 and her mother, Mary Jane Adams, was 29. She married William Orvel Gibbs on 14 April 1904, in Mankato, Jewell, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Esbon, Jewell, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Esbon Township, Jewell, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 29 April 1966, in Washington, Washington, Kansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Esbon Cemetery, Esbon, Jewell, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Orvel Gibbs
Bertha Clawson
Marriage: 14 April 1904
Goldie Mable Gibbs
Vance Gibbs
David Chanler Gibbs

Spouse and Children

14 April 1904
Mankato, Jewell, Kansas, United States


    Goldie Mable Gibbs



    David Chanler Gibbs


Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of any of the Dutch, North German, or Scandinavian patronymics from short forms of the personal name Nik(o)laus, Nikolaas, etc. ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Gibbs in household of W O Gibbs, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Bertha Gibbs in household of W O Gibbs, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Bertha Clawson in household of Mary J Clawson, "Kansas State Census, 1895"

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