Bertha Idella Pifer

22 March 1874–28 May 1949 (Age 75)
Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Bertha Idella

When Bertha Idella Pifer was born on 22 March 1874, in Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Washington Pifer, was 25 and her mother, Christina Zufall, was 23. She married Samuel Edman Faith on 9 November 1898, in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in White Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 28 May 1949, in Verona, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Oakmont, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Edman Faith
1874–1933
Bertha Idella Pifer
1874–1949
Marriage: 9 November 1898
Elder Clair Shank
1896–1949
Clara E Faith
1900–
Bertha Odesta Faith
1906–1990
Charles M Faith
1912–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 November 1898
Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

    Male1896–1949Male

    Clara E Faith

    Female1900–Female

    Bertha Odesta Faith

    Female1906–1990Female

    Charles M Faith

    Male1912–Male

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Pifer

    Male1848–1925Male

    Christina Zufall

    Female1850–1889Female

siblings

(6)

    Samuel David Pifer

    Male1868–1937Male

    Thomas William Pifer

    Male1870–1919Male

    Female1872–1950Female

    Female1874–1949Female

    John F. Pifer

    Male1876–1882Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 3

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Peif(f)er or similar variants of Pfeiffer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bertha I Faith in household of G W Pifer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertha G Faith in household of Samuel Faith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha Shank, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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