Bertha C Garvey

Female23 January 1870–31 July 1873

Brief Life History of Bertha C

When Bertha C Garvey was born on 23 January 1870, her father, Samuel Garvey Jr., was 44 and her mother, Sarah Ann Gideon, was 42. She died on 31 July 1873, at the age of 3, and was buried in Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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Samuel Garvey Jr.
Sarah Ann Gideon
Mary Alice Garvey
Andrew Scott Garvey
Ann M Garvey
Catherine Jane Garvey
Henry Claiborne Garvey
Bertha C Garvey

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    World Events (3)


    Age 1

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 2

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1872 · The Amnesty Act

    Age 2

    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Kieran, Colm, John Patrick, Kilian, Seamus, Sean Patrick.

    Irish (Western Ireland and Armagh): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gairbhshíth ‘descendant of Gairbhshíth’, a personal name from garbh ‘rough, cruel’ + síth ‘peace’. See also McGarvey .

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

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