Bertha Lee Fuson

23 June 1902–10 October 1961 (Age 59)
Whitley, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Bertha Lee

When Bertha Lee Fuson was born on 23 June 1902, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, her father, William M Fuson, was 23 and her mother, Alice Davis, was 20. She had at least 1 daughter with James William Bays. She lived in Rockholds, Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 10 October 1961, in Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States.

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James William Bays
Bertha Lee Fuson
Alice Malinda Bays

Spouse and Children

    James William Bays





    Alice Malinda Bays


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 2

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 16

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. A less common alternative spelling is Fewson. This name is found mainly in KY, OH, TN, and IN.

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

Sources (3)

  • Bertha L Fuson in household of William M Fuson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha Lee Hampton, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1962"
  • Bertha Hampton in entry for Mrs Lenora Fuson Harth, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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