Bertha Teal

Brief Life History of Bertha

When Bertha Teal was born in May 1895, in Miles, Runnels, Texas, United States, her father, William Asbury Thomas Teal, was 37 and her mother, Louella B. Privett, was 33. She married Hiram Carl Arnold on 17 February 1920, in Voss, Coleman, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 4, Lamb, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 11 May 1986, in Littlefield, Lamb, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Lamb, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Carl Arnold
1897–1977
Bertha Teal
1895–1986
Marriage: 17 February 1920
Carmilla Arnold
1921–
Wayne D Arnold
1923–

Sources (7)

  • Bertha Arnold in household of Hiriam C Arnold, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Teal, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Bertha Teal Arnold, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): from Middle English tele ‘teal’, a nickname for someone who resembled the waterbird in some way.

English (West Yorkshire): topographic name from residence by a plank bridge, Middle English thele (Old English thelu ‘planks’), or a habitational name from Theale in Berkshire or Somerset, named from the same word.

Americanized form of German Diehl or Thiel .

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

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