Bertha Salsbury

1876–1954 (Age 78)
Conneaut Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Salsbury was born in 1876, in Conneaut Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Salsbury, was 45 and her mother, Patience P. Sherman, was 40. She married George Myers about 1892, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. She lived in Elgin, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died in 1954, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

George Myers
1862–
Bertha Salsbury
1876–1954
Marriage: about 1892
Alma Myers
1893–
Doris Myers
1894–
Oma Pathena McArthur
1901–1985
Mabel Myers
1901–
Alona Myers
1910–
Doris Myers
1914–

Spouse and Children

    George Myers

    Male1862–Male

    Female1876–1954Female

MARRIAGE
about 1892
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(6)

    Alma Myers

    Female1893–Female

    Doris Myers

    Female1894–Female

    Oma Pathena McArthur

    Female1901–1985Female

    Mabel Myers

    Female1901–Female

    Alona Myers

    Female1910–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1831–1881Male

    Patience P. Sherman

    Female1836–1908Female

siblings

(7)

    Clara Eva Salsbury

    Female1856–1942Female

    Carlos G Salsbury

    Male1858–1865Male

    Alma L. Salsbury

    Female1861–1865Female

    Male1861–Male

    Female1872–1956Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Salisbury .2 Jewish (American): altered form of Salomon or some other Jewish name beginning with Sa-.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bertha Myres in household of George A Myres, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha Myers in household of George Myers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • L Bertha Mcarthur in household of Foster Mcarthur, "United States Census, 1900"

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