Bertha Jane Crawford


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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Washington Hollister Barger
Bertha Jane Crawford
Marriage: 5 July 1894
Phillip D. Barger
Wyona Ruth Barger
Wanetta Barger
Helena Barger
Infant Barger
Hollister Washington Barger
Robert A Barger
Evan Allen Barger

Spouse and Children

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


    Phillip D. Barger



    Wanetta Barger


    Helena Barger


    Infant Barger


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Crawford


    Kate Bable




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.

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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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