Bertha Kishpaugh

20 April 1885–20 August 1911 (Age 26)
Hope Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Kishpaugh was born on 20 April 1885, in Hope Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States, her father, Abram F Kishpaugh, was 42 and her mother, Margaret Kishpaugh, was 36. She lived in Stillwater Township, Sussex, New Jersey, United States in 1900 and Sussex, New Jersey, United States in 1905. She died on 20 August 1911, in Morris, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 26.

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Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Age 9

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

Name Meaning

See Kishbaugh .

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

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  • Bertha Kishpaugh in household of William Wyker, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
  • Bertha Kishpaugh in household of Abriam T Kishpaugh, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Kishpaugh, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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