Bertha Gesina Hupe

Brief Life History of Bertha Gesina

When Bertha Gesina Hupe was born on 28 February 1898, in Belvue, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States, her father, Henry Hupe, was 38 and her mother, Sophia Caroline Schwier, was 40. She married Perry Lawrence Jenkins on 13 September 1918, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Kaw Township, Wabaunsee, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Belvue Township, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States for about 25 years. She died on 30 March 1966, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Perry Lawrence Jenkins
1890–1958
Bertha Gesina Hupe
1898–1966
Marriage: 13 September 1918
Clyde Murrel Jenkins
1921–1999
Harry Lawrence Jenkins
1927–1994

Sources (6)

  • Bertha Hupe in household of Henry Hupe, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Bertha Jenkins in household of Perry Jenkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha S Jenkins in household of Perry L Jenkins, "United States Census, 1930"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Wessel.

North German: from a short form of Hubert .

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

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