Bertha Lee Pittman

17 December 1907–11 November 1978 (Age 70)
Ellisville, Jones, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Bertha Lee

When Bertha Lee Pittman was born on 17 December 1907, in Ellisville, Jones, Mississippi, United States, her father, Angus Rudolphus Pittman, was 28 and her mother, Victor Lee Breazeale, was 21. She married Willie Lemuel Powe on 15 August 1931, in Bogalusa, Washington, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Bogalusa, Washington, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward Four, Washington, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 11 November 1978, in Washington, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pine, Washington, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willie Lemuel Powe
Bertha Lee Pittman
Marriage: 15 August 1931
Alma Lou Powe
Paul Powe

Spouse and Children

15 August 1931
Bogalusa, Washington, Louisiana, United States


    Alma Lou Powe


    Paul Powe


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 7

Bogalusa was incorporated as a city 4 Jul 1914.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a hollow ( see Pitt ).2 German (Pittmann): probably from a compound personal name formed with Pitt, a short form of Peter + Mann ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Powe in household of Willie Powe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Pittman in household of Dolph Pittman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Lee Pittman in household of Angish R Pittman, "United States Census, 1920"

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