Bertha Jane Crawford

1877–

The Life of Bertha Jane

Bertha Jane Crawford was born in 1877 as the daughter of John Crawford and Kate Bable. She married Washington Hollister Barger on 5 July 1894, in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Washington, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Allegheny City, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and West Pike Run Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Washington Hollister Barger
1873–1952
Bertha Jane Crawford
1877–
Marriage: 5 July 1894
Phillip D. Barger
1895–1895
Wyona Ruth Barger
1897–1984
Wanetta Barger
1899–
Helena Barger
1900–
Infant Barger
1900–
Hollister Washington Barger
1903–1964
Robert A Barger
1905–1970
Evan Allen Barger
1908–1955

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 July 1894
Washington-on-the-Brazos, Washington, Texas, United States
children

(8)

    Phillip D. Barger

    Male1895–1895Male

    Female1897–1984Female

    Wanetta Barger

    Female1899–Female

    Helena Barger

    Female1900–Female

    Infant Barger

    Female1900–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Crawford

    MaleMale

    Kate Bable

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 0

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

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

1 Scottish, English, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Lanarkshire (Scotland) and Dorset and Lancashire (England) called Crawford, named in Old English with crāwe ‘crow’ + ford ‘ford’.2 English: variant of Crowfoot ( see Crofoot ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bertha J Hands in household of Charles B Hands, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha J. Barger in household of Wash H. Barger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertha Jane Crawford, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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