Bertha Himes

31 January 1890–17 July 1891 (Age 1)
California, United States

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Himes was born on 31 January 1890, in California, United States, her father, George William Himes, was 29 and her mother, Clarissa Ellen Hart, was 23. She died on 17 July 1891, at the age of 1.

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George William Himes
Clarissa Ellen Hart
Leland Herbert Himes
Bertha Himes
Frank James Himes

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World Events (1)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Heims .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Bertha Himes - Published information: birth-name: Bertha Himes

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