Bertha Eastin

3 December 1870–29 July 1948 (Age 77)
Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Eastin was born on 3 December 1870, in Jackson, Indiana, United States, her father, Elias Pleasant Eastin, was 33 and her mother, Roxcena Harrell, was 31. She married Orva Millard Goss on 24 February 1891, in Jackson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Owen Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Carr Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 29 July 1948, at the age of 77, and was buried in Goss Cemetery, Medora, Carr Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orva Millard Goss
1867–1945
Bertha Eastin
1870–1948
Marriage: 24 February 1891
William Allen Goss Sr.
1891–1970
Pearl Maria Goss
1893–1981
Flora Elizabeth Goss
1894–1962
John Floyd Goss
1896–1979

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1891
Jackson, Indiana, United States
children

(4)

    William Allen Goss Sr.

    Male1891–1970Male

    Female1893–1981Female

    Female1894–1962Female

    John Floyd Goss

    Male1896–1979Male

Parents and Siblings

    Elias Pleasant Eastin

    Male1837–1908Male

    Roxcena Harrell

    Female1839–1925Female

siblings

(12)

    Zipporah 'Zelearah' Eastin

    Female1859–1900Female

    Nancy Elisabeth Eastin

    Female1860–1920Female

    Male1865–1949Male

    E M Easton

    Male1867–Male

    Alpha Erastas Eastin

    Male1870–1954Male

+7 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.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Scottish or English Easton .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Helen L Goss in household of Orva M Goss, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Goss in household of Orva M Goss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Goss in household of Oliver W Goss, "United States Census, 1920"

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