Bertha Elma Place

15 August 1911–3 December 1985 (Age 74)
Silvara, Tuscarora Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Bertha Elma

When Bertha Elma Place was born on 15 August 1911, in Silvara, Tuscarora Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Freemont Place, was 31 and her mother, Essie Cora Grose, was 22. She lived in Tuscarora Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 3 December 1985, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Kenneth R Temple
1911–1991
Bertha Elma Place
1911–1985

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

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.
1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

Age 8

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.
1931

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

French and English:1. topographic name for someone who lived in the main market square of a town or village, from Middle English, Old French place (Late Latin platea (via) ‘broad street’, ‘free public open space in a town’). 2. from Middle English, Old French plaise ‘plaice’, ‘flatfish’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or a seller of these fish, or perhaps a nickname for someone thought to resemble a flatfish. 3. topographic name for someone who lived near a quickset fence, from Middle English, Old French pleis (Latin plexum, past participle of plectere ‘to plait or weave’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Place in household of John Place, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha E Place in household of John F Place, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha Temple, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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