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
Bertha Eastin
Marriage: 24 February 1891
William Allen Goss Sr.
Pearl Maria Goss
Flora Elizabeth Goss
John Floyd Goss

Spouse and Children

24 February 1891
Jackson, Indiana, United States


    William Allen Goss Sr.




    John Floyd Goss


Parents and Siblings

    Elias Pleasant Eastin


    Roxcena Harrell




    Zipporah 'Zelearah' Eastin


    Nancy Elisabeth Eastin



    E M Easton


    Alpha Erastas Eastin


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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.

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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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