Bertha Clawson

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

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    14 April 1904Mankato, Jewell, Kansas, United States
  • Children


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    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

    English: variant of Claxton .Americanized form of North German, Danish, and Norwegian Clausen , Claussen , or Klausen , and also of their Dutch cognates, such as Claassen or Klaassen, patronymics from short forms of the local equivalents of the personal name Nicholas . Compare Clauson .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Bertha Clawson in entry for D C Gibbs, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Bertha Gibbs in household of W O Gibbs, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
    • Bertha Gibbs in household of W O Gibbs, "Kansas State Census, 1925"

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