Edna Pearl Boyd

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

The Life Summary 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, in Cambridge City, Jackson Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in East Germantown, Jackson Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Raymond Bertsch
1881–1926
Edna Pearl Boyd
1883–1969
Marriage: 18 June 1913

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1913Wayne, Indiana, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1886
    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, from Bòid (genitive case of Bòd, the Gaelic name of the island of Bute) or Bòideach, denoting a person from Bute. Alternatively, the name may denote descendants of a Gilla filius Boed, who appears in reference to Glasgow Cathedral in the early 12th century, perhaps from the Gaelic personal name Boite, of uncertain origin.Scottish and Irish: from the Gaelic epithet buidhe ‘yellow(-haired)’. Compare Bowie .Manx: from Mac Gille Buidhe ‘son of the yellow-haired lad’ (compare 2 above).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bowie
    Boyde

    Sources (7)

    • Edna P Bertsch in household of Amande E Boyd, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Edna Pearl Boyd, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Pearl Bertsch in household of Alonzo Boyd, "United States Census, 1920"

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