Bertha Merinda " Betsy" Moody

7 September 1880–18 September 1969 (Age 89)
Cambridge, Isanti, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Bertha Merinda " Betsy"

When Bertha Merinda " Betsy" Moody was born on 7 September 1880, in Cambridge, Isanti, Minnesota, United States, her father, Eric or Erick Moody, was 24 and her mother, Juliana Kristina Paulsdotter, was 22. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Frank Mattson. She lived in Cambridge Township, Isanti, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Nessel Township, Chisago, Minnesota, United States in 1920. She died on 18 September 1969, in Rush Point, Chisago, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Rush Point, Chisago, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Mattson
Bertha Merinda " Betsy" Moody
Archie Frederick Mattson
Florence M. Mattson
Lucille Phyllis Mattson

Spouse and Children




    Florence M. Mattson


    Lucille Phyllis Mattson


Parents and Siblings

    Eric or Erick Moody


    Juliana Kristina Paulsdotter




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 4

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

Age 24

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: nickname for a courageous, arrogant, or foolhardy person, or one quickly moved to anger, from Middle English modie ‘impetuous’, ‘haughty’, ‘angry’ (Old English mōdig ‘brave’, ‘proud’, from mōd ‘spirit’, ‘mind’, ‘courage’). This English name has been established in Ireland since the late 13th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Moody in household of Eric Moody, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertha M Moody in household of Erick Moody, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha M Mattson in household of Frank Mattson, "United States Census, 1920"

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