Bertram William Wernette

10 September 1873–5 October 1964 (Age 91)
Altamont, Effingham, Illinois, United States

The Life of Bertram William

When Bertram William Wernette was born on 10 September 1873, in Altamont, Effingham, Illinois, United States, his father, Peter William Wernette, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Jane Kuffle, was 24. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Mary Catherine Dougherty. He lived in Oberlin, Decatur, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Dresden, Decatur, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 5 October 1964, at the age of 91, and was buried in Leoville, Decatur, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bertram William Wernette
Mary Catherine Dougherty
John Wernette
Rosina Wernette
Mary Catherine Wernette

Spouse and Children



    John Wernette


    Rosina Wernette


    Mary Catherine Wernette


Parents and Siblings

    Peter William Wernette


    Sarah Jane Kuffle




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 4

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Bertram W Wernette, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bert W Wernette, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Burton Wernett in household of Peter Wernett, "United States Census, 1880"

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