Bertha Jane Callison

1889–1958 (Age 69)
Texas, United States

The Life of Bertha Jane

When Bertha Jane Callison was born on 20 February 1889, in Texas, United States, her father, Thomas Miles Callison, was 30 and her mother, Frances Emmaline Anderson, was 28. She married Wiley Letcher Moore on 21 February 1909, in Brown, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Warren, Cochise, Arizona, United States in 1935 and Supervisorial District 1, Cochise, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 28 October 1958, in Douglas, Cochise, Arizona, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Bisbee, Cochise, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bertha Jane Callison
Wiley Letcher Moore
Marriage: 21 February 1909
Arvin A Moore

Spouse & Children

21 February 1909
Brown, Texas, United States


  • Arvin A Moore


Parents & Siblings



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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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McAlison, a Gaelic patronymic based on the personal name Alison ( see Allison ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Bertha J Wynes in household of Frances E Callison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha C Moore in household of Thomas M Callison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha Jones in household of J J Jones, "United States Census, 1920"

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