Bertha Chisolm

Brief Life History of Bertha

When Bertha Chisolm was born on 15 November 1895, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, William James Chisholm, was 48 and her mother, Orlena Colclozier, was 31. She lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Walker Township, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 30 January 1982, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Oaklawn Cemetery, Wynnewood, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William James Chisholm
Orlena Colclozier
Mary Ellen Chisholm
Calvin "Cub" Chisholm
James Chisholm
Lottie Pearl Chisholm
Robert Percy Chisholm
Bertie Chisholm
Bertie Chisholm
Bertha Chisolm
Bertha Chisholm
Ira Jewell Chisholm
Willie C Chisolm

Sources (2)

  • Bertha Chisholm in household of William Chisholm, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertha Chisolm in household of Orlena Chisolm, "United States Census, 1940"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Chisholm .

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

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