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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Family Time Line

George William Himes
1861–1900
Clarissa Ellen Hart
1866–1899
Leland Herbert Himes
1887–1931
Bertha Himes
1890–1891
Frank James Himes
1891–1949

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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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