Bertha E. Hemminger

4 July 1869–24 February 1937 (Age 67)
United States

The Life of Bertha E.

When Bertha E. Hemminger was born on 4 July 1869, in United States, her father, John Lewis Hemminger, was 44 and her mother, Caroline Hilt, was 43. She married William A. Knepper on 29 November 1888, in Seneca, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Pleasant Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Providence, Lucas, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 24 February 1937, in Providence Township, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

William A. Knepper
Bertha E. Hemminger
Marriage: 29 November 1888
Earl Otto Knepper
Della Mera Knepper

Spouse and Children

29 November 1888
Seneca, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Lewis Hemminger


    Caroline Hilt




    Jeremiah Gerald F. Hemminger



    Martha J. Hemminger


    David Wesley Hemminger


    Alice S. Hemminger


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Hemmingen, for example near Stuttgart and near Hannover.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Berthey Heminger in household of Wesly Heminger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bertha Knepper in household of William A Knepper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha E Knepper in household of William A Knepper, "United States Census, 1920"

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