Bertha Bowen

22 January 1892–October 1977 (Age 85)
Hardin, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Bertha

When Bertha Bowen was born on 22 January 1892, in Hardin, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Andrew Bowen, was 24 and her mother, J. E. Parker, was 27. She married William Stanford Henry Bain on 24 November 1910, in Hardin, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Henderson, Chester, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 6, Henderson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died in October 1977, in Hyattsville, Prince George's, Maryland, United States, at the age of 85.

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William Stanford Henry Bain
Bertha Bowen
Marriage: 24 November 1910

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
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.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 6
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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 24
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ ( see Owen ).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ ( see Bohan ).

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

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  • Bertha Bain in household of Wm S Bain, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Bain in household of William S Bain, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Bain in household of Williams S Bain, "United States Census, 1920"

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