Edna Pearl Boyd

10 October 1883–12 May 1969 (Age 85)
Cambridge City, Jackson Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Edna Pearl

When Edna Pearl Boyd was born on 10 October 1883, in Cambridge City, Jackson Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States, her father, James Alonzo Boyd, was 39 and her mother, Amanda Ellen Mundell, was 35. She married Walter Raymond Bertsch on 18 June 1913, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. She died on 12 May 1969, at the age of 85, and was buried in East Germantown, Jackson Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Walter Raymond Bertsch
Edna Pearl Boyd
Marriage: 18 June 1913

Spouse and Children

    Walter Raymond Bertsch



18 June 1913
Wayne, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings



    John L. Boyd


    Abiram Boyd


    Edwin Earl Boyd



World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 3

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 23

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

Scottish: habitational name from the island of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, the Gaelic name of which is Bód (genitive Bóid).

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

Sources (3)

  • Edna P Bertsch in household of Amande E Boyd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Bertsch in household of Alonzo Boyd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna B Boyd in household of James Boyd, "United States Census, 1900"

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