Jean Bertoch

23 September 1826–August 1854 (Age 27)
San Germano, San Germano, Turin, Piedmont, Italy

The Life Summary of Jean

When Jean Bertoch was born on 23 September 1826, in San Germano, San Germano, Turin, Piedmont, Italy, his father, Jean Pierre Bertoch, was 33 and his mother, Marguerite Bounous, was 22. He died in August 1854, in Fort Kearny, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 27.

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Jean Pierre Bertoch
Marguerite Bounous
Jean Bertoch
Johanna Antoinette Bertoch
Marguerite Bertoch
Daniel Bertoch
James Bertoch

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World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 4
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail
Age 4
Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 10
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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Sources (3)

  • John Bertoch, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Video of Bertoch Home in Italy--more than 160 years old
  • Three Orphans in the Far West

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