Amelia V Bertram

13 May 1868–1 May 1953 (Age 85)
Scotland, Missouri, United States

The Life of Amelia V

When Amelia V Bertram was born on 13 May 1868, in Scotland, Missouri, United States, her father, Frederick Bertram, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Hannah Jordan, was 20. She married Dexter Fordney on 13 December 1887, in Scotland, Missouri, United States. She died on 1 May 1953, in her hometown, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Dexter Fordney
1865–1947
Amelia V Bertram
1868–1953
Marriage: 13 December 1887

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1887
Scotland, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Bertram

    Male1841–1928Male

    Elizabeth Hannah Jordan

    Female1847–1926Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1868–1953Female

    Edward Frederick Bertram

    Male1870–1956Male

    Carrie Edith Bertram

    Female1872–1952Female

    Elmer Otto Bertram

    Male1875–1955Male

    Female1880–1943Female

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

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 2

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

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

German: Renowned for strength

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Amelia V. Bertram - Published information: Cemetery record or headstone: death: 1 May 1953; Scotland, Missouri, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Amelia V. Bertram - Government record: birth: 13 May 1868; Scotland, Missouri, United States

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