Bertha Fink

26 February 1917–17 August 1996 (Age 79)
Mercer, McLean, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Fink was born on 26 February 1917, in Mercer, McLean, North Dakota, United States, her father, David Fink, was 35 and her mother, Margaretha Dietterle, was 32. She lived in Wise Township, McLean, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 August 1996, at the age of 79.

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David Fink
Margaretha Dietterle
Olga Fink
Anna Marie Fink
Christina Fink
David Fink Junior
Daniel Fink
Fredia Fink
Bertha Fink
Carl Fink
Theorder Fink

Parents and Siblings


    Margaretha Dietterle




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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German, Slovenian, English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a lively and cheerful person, or, in the case of the Jewish name, an ornamental name, from a Germanic word meaning ‘finch’ ( see Finch ). As a Slovenian surname, it may also be a translation into German of the Slovenian surname Šinkovec (from an old spelling of ščinkovec or ščinkavec ‘finch’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Fink in household of David Fink, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Fink in household of David Fink, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha Mackey, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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