Bertha Agnes Bligh

18 June 1889–14 October 1984 (Age 95)
Logansport, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Bertha Agnes

When Bertha Agnes Bligh was born on 18 June 1889, in Logansport, Indiana, United States, her father, Martin Joseph Bligh, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Anna Kelley, was 27. She married Frank Raymond Osborne on 21 June 1909, in Logansport, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bradford St James, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died on 14 October 1984, in Kokomo, Center Township, Howard, Indiana, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Raymond Osborne
Bertha Agnes Bligh
Marriage: 21 June 1909
James Francis Osborne
John Raymond Osborne
Elizabeth Helen Osborne

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1909Logansport, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    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.
    1904 · The Entente Cordiale
    Age 15
    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
    1915 · Zeppelin Raid
    Age 26
    During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: variant of Blythe .2 Irish: Americanized form of the Connacht name Ó Blighe ‘descendant of Blighe’, a personal name probably derived from the Old Norse byname Blígr (from blígja ‘to gaze’).3 Cornish: nickname from Cornish blyth ‘wolf’. Compare Blethen .

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Bertha A Osborne in household of Frank R Osborne, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Bertha Osborne in household of Frank R Osborne, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Bertha Osborn in household of Frank R Osborn, "United States Census, 1930"

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