Bertie Frances Hurt

13 December 1894–15 May 1977 (Age 82)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Bertie Frances

When Bertie Frances Hurt was born on 13 December 1894, in Virginia, United States, her father, George Washington Hurt, was 33 and her mother, Lucy Ellen Sisk, was 32. She married Frank Wesley Woodward in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Robertson Magisterial District, Madison, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 15 May 1977, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Aylor, Madison, Virginia, United States.

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Frank Wesley Woodward
Bertie Frances Hurt
Lester Casey Woodward
Gernie Frances Woodward
John Wesley Woodward
Albert Henry Woodward
Quint McKinley Woodward
Lee Roy Leroy Woodward
James Franklin Woodward
Claude Maxwell Woodward
Stanley H Woodward
Vincent B Woodward

Spouse and Children

Virginia, United States


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Parents and Siblings



    George Washington Bud Hurt Jr


    Annie Lee Hurt


    Luther Ashby Hurt


    Linwood Harrison Hurt


    Homie Elizabeth Hurt


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 5

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Nottinghamshire): variant of Hart .2 German: topographic name from Middle High German hurt ‘hurdle’, ‘woven fence’.3 Dutch: nickname, presumably for a pugnacious or aggressive person, from Middle Dutch hort, hurt ‘strike’, ‘blow’, ‘attack’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Birtie D Hurt in household of George Hurt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertie F Woodard in household of Frank W Woodard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertie Woodward in household of Frank Woodward, "United States Census, 1940"

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