Bertha S. Schoneboom

29 November 1882–22 April 1963 (Age 80)
Emden, Germany

The Life Summary of Bertha S.

When Bertha S. Schoneboom was born on 29 November 1882, her father, Gerhardus George Schoneboom, was 30 and her mother, Berendina Twin Rodenbeck, was 29. She married Henry George Garrels Sr on 27 January 1900, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 22 April 1963, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Lutheran Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States.

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Henry George Garrels Sr
Bertha S. Schoneboom
Marriage: 27 January 1900
Gerdina Edith Garrels
Bertha Garrels
Henry Garrels

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper
Age 3
The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
Age 4
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
Age 22
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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Sources (5)

  • Bertha Garrels in household of Henry Garrels, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bertha S. Schoneboom - immigration: 10 October 1884; Ontario, Wayne, New York, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bertha S. Schoneboom - death: 22 April 1963; Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States

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