Bertha Mary Barna

Brief Life History of Bertha Mary

When Bertha Mary Barna was born on 20 September 1910, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Dimitrie Barna, was 59 and her mother, Mary Anna Draschek, was 42. She married Shirley Kirksey Milton on 20 January 1945, in Punta Gorda, Charlotte, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 18 October 1995, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Green Hills Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Shirley Kirksey Milton
1901–1982
Bertha Mary Barna
1910–1995
Marriage: 20 January 1945
Paul Anthony Milton
1945–2014
Steven Kirksey Milton
1947–2022

Sources (5)

  • Bertha Mary Barna, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
  • Bertha M Milton, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Bertha M Milton, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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1933 · The Browns Valley Man

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Name Meaning

Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Barnabás (see Barnaby 1) or a nickname from barna ‘brown’. Compare Barno .

Polish and Slovak: from a derivative of local forms of the personal name Bernard or possibly a nickname from Polish dialect barna ‘harrow’. The Slovak name may also be of Hungarian origin (see 1 above, compare 3 below).

Ukrainian, Rusyn, Serbian, and Croatian: nickname from barna, a loanword from Hungarian denoting an ox (in Serbian and Croatian also a horse) of dark reddish brown or dark gray color, or a surname of direct Hungarian origin (see 1 above).

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

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