Bertha Anna Edmonds

12 November 1891–28 November 1974 (Age 83)
Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States

The Life of Bertha Anna

When Bertha Anna Edmonds was born on 12 November 1891, in Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States, her father, George Dewitt Edmonds, was 52 and her mother, Anna Elisabetha Toerge, was 47. She married Lester R. Gundel on 24 April 1909, in Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States. She lived in Deerfield Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 28 November 1974, at the age of 83.

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Lester R. Gundel
Bertha Anna Edmonds
Marriage: 24 April 1909

Spouse and Children

24 April 1909
Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Dewitt Edmonds


    Anna Elisabetha Toerge




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 12

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Edmond .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha A Edmonds in household of George Edmonds, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertha Anna Edmonds, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Bertha Edmonds, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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