Bertha Agnes Bligh

Female18 June 1889–14 October 1984

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

Sources (18)

  • Bertha A Osborne in household of Frank R Osborne, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Agnes Bligh, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"
  • Bertha Agnes Bligh Osborne, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1909Logansport, Indiana, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (5)

    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

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Blythe , with Anglo-Norman loss of th.

    Irish and Manx: Anglicized form of Ó Blighe ‘descendant of Blighe’, probably a Gaelicized form of the Old Norse byname Blígr (from blígja ‘to gaze’).

    Cornish: nickname from Cornish blyth ‘wolf’. Compare Blethen .

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

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