Herman F Bertin


Brief Life History of Herman F

When Herman F Bertin was born in 1881, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Geo C Bertin, was 30 and his mother, Augusta Bertin, was 28. He lived in Springfield, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years.

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Geo C Bertin
Augusta Bertin
Tilla Bertin
Theodore Rhinhold Bertin
Herman F Bertin

Sources (3)

  • Herman Bertin in household of George Bertin, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Herman F Bertin in household of George C Bertin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Herman F Bertin in household of Geo C Bertin, "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 0

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 2

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Francois, Amedee, Andre, Colette, Gabrielle, Marcel, Michel, Patrice, Solange, Stephane.

French: from a diminutive of the ancient Germanic personal name Berhto, a short form of various compound names formed with berht ‘bright, famous’.

History: Joseph Bertin from Parthenay in Deux-Sèvres, France, married Marie-Josèphe Lefebvre in Cap-Santé, QC, in 1760. — This surname is listed along with the variant Bertine in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors, as one of the (altered) forms of the name of the Huguenot Pierre Bert(h)on or Bertin (see Berton ).

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

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