Clara J. Bertling

18 August 1889–28 April 1986 (Age 96)
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States

The Life of Clara J.

When Clara J. Bertling was born on 18 August 1889, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, her father, Frederick Carl Bertling, was 42 and her mother, Louise Wilhelmina Schlue, was 30. She lived in Cape Girardeau Township, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 28 April 1986, in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Carl Bertling
1846–1923
Louise Wilhelmina Schlue
1858–1942
Albert Bertling
1887–1889
Clara J. Bertling
1889–1986
Robert Bertling
1892–1905
Walter Carl Bertling
1895–1987
Helen Matilda Louise Bertling
1900–1990

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Carl Bertling

    Male1846–1923Male

    Louise Wilhelmina Schlue

    Female1858–1942Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 15

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

North German:1. patronymic from Berthold . 2. habitational name from Bertlingen in Westphalia.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Clara J Bertling in household of Fred C Bertling, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara Bertling in household of Frederick C Bertling, "United States Census, 1900"

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