Bertha E. Edwards

29 October 1906–24 January 1996 (Age 89)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Bertha E.

When Bertha E. Edwards was born on 29 October 1906, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Twyman L Edwards, was 33 and her mother, Josephine F Johnson, was 23. She married Thomas Howard Simpson on 21 August 1923. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Elk Horn, Taylor, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 1, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 January 1996, in Campbellsville, Taylor, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Hogards Chapel Cemetery, Summersville, Green, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Howard Simpson
Bertha E. Edwards
Marriage: 21 August 1923
James Haskell Simpson
Joyce Simpson

Spouse and Children

21 August 1923


    James Haskell Simpson


    Joyce Simpson


Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 6

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bertha Edwards in household of Twassan L Edwards, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha Edwards in household of Twyman Edwards, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha Simpson in household of Bettie Simpson, "United States Census, 1940"

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