Bertha Wielhelmena Christina Bremer

7 November 1884–13 April 1947 (Age 62)
Newark, Arcadia, Wayne, New York, United States

The Life of Bertha Wielhelmena Christina

When Bertha Wielhelmena Christina Bremer was born on 7 November 1884, in Newark, Arcadia, Wayne, New York, United States, her father, Wilhelm (Louis) Bremer, was 26 and her mother, Wilhelmina Smidt, was 19. She married William Henry Lay on 8 June 1903, in Newark, Arcadia, Wayne, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wayne, New York, United States in 1935 and Arcadia, Wayne, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 13 April 1947, in Newark, Arcadia, Wayne, New York, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Newark, Arcadia, Wayne, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Lay
1882–1961
Bertha Wielhelmena Christina Bremer
1884–1947
Marriage: 8 June 1903
Inez Bertha Lay
1902–1982
Lester Lay
1910–1920
Eleanor Marion Lay
1905–1983
Anson William Lay
1908–1963
Dorothy Marie Lay
1912–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 June 1903
Newark, Arcadia, Wayne, New York, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Wilhelm (Louis) Bremer

    Male1858–1899Male

    Wilhelmina Smidt

    Female1865–1934Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 17

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 German (also Swedish and Danish, of German origin):2 habitational name for someone from Bremen in northern Germany, or a namesake in Württemberg.3 spelling variant of Brehmer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Lay in household of William Lay, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Lay in household of William Lay, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha C Lay in household of William Lay, "United States Census, 1910"

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