Bernie Elvira Amyx

20 October 1913–7 October 2003 (Age 90)
Gainesville, Ozark, Missouri, United States

The Life of Bernie Elvira

When Bernie Elvira Amyx was born on 20 October 1913, in Gainesville, Ozark, Missouri, United States, her father, Sidney Fulton Amyx, was 41 and her mother, Laura Edgie Patterson, was 35. She married gradie sanders on 10 June 1931, in Ozark, Missouri, United States. She lived in Bridges Township, Ozark, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 7 October 2003, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 89.

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Bernie Elvira Amyx
Marriage: 10 June 1931

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10 June 1931
Ozark, Missouri, United States

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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.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 18

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Southern French: patronymic from Occitan amic ‘friend’. Compare Amy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernie D Amyx in household of Sidney F Amyx, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernie Amyx in household of Sidney F Amyx, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bernie Sanders in entry for Mr Lile Patterson Amyx, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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