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
Bertha Idella Pifer
Marriage: 9 November 1898
Elder Clair Shank
Clara E Faith
Bertha Odesta Faith
Charles M Faith

Spouse and Children

9 November 1898
Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States



    Clara E Faith


    Bertha Odesta Faith


    Charles M Faith


Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Pifer


    Christina Zufall




    Samuel David Pifer


    Thomas William Pifer




    John F. Pifer


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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.

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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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