William Joseph Cutcliffe Bertoch

Brief Life History of William Joseph Cutcliffe

When William Joseph Cutcliffe Bertoch was born on 28 February 1875, in Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, James Bertoch, was 36 and his mother, Ann Cutcliffe, was 29. He married Ethel Maud Hemenway on 27 August 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 5, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years and United States in 1949. He died on 13 March 1960, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Joseph Cutcliffe Bertoch
1875–1960
Ethel Maud Hemenway
1881–1946
Marriage: 27 August 1902
William Hemenway Bertoch
1903–1978
Bertosh
1904–
Basil Hemenway Bertoch
1906–1994
James Alton Bertoch
1908–2006
Douglas Hemenway Bertoch
1910–2001
Helen Bertoch
1912–1997
Raymond Lachoneus Bertoch
1914–1993
Donald Thayne Bertoch
1918–1985
Bertoch
1921–1921

Sources (71)

  • William J Bertoch, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Joseph Cutcliffe Bertoch - Government record: birth-name: William Bertoch
  • William J.C. Bertoch, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)

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

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.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1898 · War with the Spanish

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

Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Ewald, Reinhard, Darrold, Hans, Helmuth, Lorenz, Mathias, Ulrich, Wolfgang.

German (Alemannic and Swabian): from an Alemannic pet form of the personal name Berthold .

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

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Story Highlight

Missionary Travels of William Joseph C. Bertoch told to granddaughter Jeanne Bertoch Dalton

I was called to the mission field and left for the Eastern States Mission in 1898. J. Golden Kimball set me apart and promised that I would go in peace and return in safety. I had several differe …

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