David Bercier

24 April 1874–23 November 1949 (Age 75)
Mendocino, California, United States

The Life of David

When David Bercier was born on 24 April 1874, in Mendocino, California, United States, his father, Louis Bercier, was 34 and his mother, Jennie Garner Brown, was 21. He married Edith N. Cook about 1895. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Round Valley Judicial Township, Mendocino, California, United States for about 26 years. He died on 23 November 1949, in Mendocino, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Round Valley Reservation Headquarters Cemetery, Covelo, Mendocino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Bercier
Edith N. Cook
Marriage: about 1895
Lalah Bercier

Spouse and Children


    Edith N. Cook


about 1895


    Lalah Bercier


Parents and Siblings

    Louis Bercier


    Jennie Garner Brown




    Nancy Bercier



    Maggie Bercier


    Mary Bercier


    Minnie Sissie Bercier


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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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 17

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
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

French: occupational name for an archer, from an agent derivative of berser ‘to shoot (with a bow and arrows)’.

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

Sources (3)

  • David Bercier, "United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940"
  • David Bercier, "United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940"
  • David Bercier, "United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940"

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