Bertha Gertrude Adair

10 July 1881–31 August 1962 (Age 81)
Pocahontas, Randolph, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Bertha Gertrude

When Bertha Gertrude Adair was born on 10 July 1881, in Pocahontas, Randolph, Arkansas, United States, her father, Thomas William Adair, was 34 and her mother, Mary Ellen Bevill, was 32. She married Leander Levi Clifford on 20 March 1907, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Demun Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Utah, United States for about 32 years. She died on 31 August 1962, in Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Little Butte Cemetery, Annis, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leander Levi Clifford
1879–1947
Bertha Gertrude Adair
1881–1962
Marriage: 20 March 1907
Leander Thomas Androkle Clifford
1912–1970

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1907
Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas William Adair

    Male1847–1882Male

    Female1848–1927Female

siblings

(7)

    Thomas Marion Adair

    Male1867–1892Male

    Marry Isabella Adair

    Female1869–1886Female

    James Richard Adair

    Male1871–1885Male

    Minnie Jane Adair

    Female1872–1905Female

    Male1874–1957Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 15

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: from the Scottish personal name Adair, also spelled EdÊ’ear, a form of Edgar .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bertha Gertrude Clifford in household of Leander Levi Clifford, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bertha Gertrude Adair Clifford, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bertha Gertrude Adair Clifford, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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