Beatrice Mae Fortna

16 September 1913–7 September 1987 (Age 73)
United States

The Life of Beatrice Mae

When Beatrice Mae Fortna was born on 16 September 1913, in United States, her father, Albert Charles Fortna, was 20 and her mother, Bertha M Krause, was 18. She married Sterling John Eberly on 9 August 1941, in United States. She lived in North Lebanon Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 September 1987, in United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Sterling John Eberly
Beatrice Mae Fortna
Marriage: 9 August 1941

Spouse and Children

9 August 1941
United States

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Charles Fortna


    Bertha M Krause





    Verna S. Fortna


    Albert Samuel Fortna Sr


    Agnes Felczak


    Russell Darkes


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Of German origin: Americanized form of Pförtner ( see Fortner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Beatrice Fortna in household of William Krause, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beatrice M Fortna in household of William Kranse, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Beatrice M. Fortua, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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