Bertha Seibold

1 May 1885–August 1987 (Age 102)
Duck Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Seibold was born on 1 May 1885, in Duck Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph Anton Seibold, was 38 and her mother, Mary Catherine Meyers, was 32. She married Fred Padfield on 2 November 1904, in Madison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Elwood, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died in August 1987, in Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 102.

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Family Time Line

Fred Padfield
Bertha Seibold
Marriage: 2 November 1904
Hilda V Padfield
Hilda V. Padfield
Mary Padfield
James P. Padfield

Spouse and Children

2 November 1904
Madison, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Christine Seibold


    Michael Martin Seibold


    Joseph Henry Seibold


    Elizabeth Seibold



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 21

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 27

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the Germanic elements sigi ‘victory’ + bald ‘courageous’, ‘daring’. Compare Sebald .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Padfield in household of Fredrick Padfield, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha M Seibold in household of Joseph Seibold, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertha Frances Seibold in entry for Howard Edgar Guard, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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