When Vivian Janice Bontrager was born on 23 May 1924, in Alameda, California, United States, her father, Claude Vernon Bontrager, was 23 and her mother, Pauline Bertin, was 20. She married Donald William Bridges on 30 August 1963, in Nevada, United States. She lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States for about 5 years and Santa Clara Judicial Township, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1940. She died on 7 May 1999, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 74.
Americanized form of German Bornträger (see Borntrager ). It is most common in IN.
History: This is the name of a Mennonite (Amish) family, borne by descendants of (Johann) Martin Bornträger from Germany, who arrived in Philadelphia, PA, on the Sally in 1767 with his sons John, Christian, and Andrew.