Bertha Grace Brink

14 March 1870–12 April 1943 (Age 73)
Montevallo Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Bertha Grace

When Bertha Grace Brink was born on 14 March 1870, in Montevallo Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas Garner Brink, was 36 and her mother, Mary Roxanne Bolon, was 33. She married Evan James McClure on 25 December 1886, in Mondovi, Lincoln, Washington Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lincoln Township, Atchison, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Mondovi, Lincoln, Washington Territory, United States in 1881. She died on 12 April 1943, in Mondovi, Lincoln, Washington, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Mondovi, Lincoln, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Evan James McClure
Bertha Grace Brink
Marriage: 25 December 1886
Robert Albia McClure
James Henry McClure
Mary Evelyn McClure
Harry Monroe McClure
Rose Myrtle McClure

Spouse and Children

25 December 1886
Mondovi, Lincoln, Washington Territory, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Garner Brink





    David Munroe Brink


    Adelia Victoria Brink


    Mary Ella Brink



    Louisa J. Brink


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1886 · Coal Mining Town Roslyn Founded

Age 16

Three years after coal deposits were found in the town of Roslyn, it became a booming coal mining town. As word of this got out immigrant workers from Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Germany, Lithuania, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales moved here to work in the mines  that had opened. Many of the people in this town today are descendants of those immigrants.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture or green, from Middle Low German brinc ‘edge’, ‘slope’, ‘grazing land’, especially a raised meadow in low-lying marshland. In both Danish and Swedish brink is a borrowing of Dutch brinck ‘waterside slope’; in Danish it means ‘where the water runs deep’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha G Mcclure in household of Evans G Mcclure, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertha Brink in household of Tho G Brink, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Bertha G Brink in household of Thomas J Brink, "United States Census, 1880"

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