Bergetta Hubertine Gschwend

4 September 1910–28 April 2003 (Age 92)
Pocahontas, Randolph, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Bergetta Hubertine

When Bergetta Hubertine Gschwend was born on 4 September 1910, in Pocahontas, Randolph, Arkansas, United States, her father, Henry John Gschwend, was 24 and her mother, Theresa Lindner, was 23. She lived in Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 April 2003, in Bondville, Champaign, Illinois, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States.

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

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.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 3

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from any of various places in Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, Lower Austria, and elsewhere called Gschwand, Gschwend(t), or Geschwend (meaning ‘cleared land’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Begete Gochwend in household of Henry J Gochwend, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret Gschwend in household of Henry J Gschwend, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Mueller, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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