Bertha Ellen Hoover

20 May 1896–13 March 1974 (Age 77)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Bertha Ellen

When Bertha Ellen Hoover was born on 20 May 1896, in Missouri, United States, her father, William Franklin Hoover, was 42 and her mother, Rachel Elvira Smith, was 40. She married Hoyt C. Clemmer on 13 July 1913, in Grandfield, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Carr Township, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Stephens Township, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States for about 20 years. She died on 13 March 1974, in Grandfield, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Grandfield Cemetery, Grandfield, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hoyt C. Clemmer
1889–1963
Bertha Ellen Hoover
1896–1974
Marriage: 13 July 1913
Viona Clemmer
1914–2000
Rachel Clemmer
1915–
Inez Clemmer
1918–
Sammie L. Clemmer
1918–
Fay Clemmer
1920–1991
Kelly Cortez Clemmer
1922–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 July 1913
Grandfield, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States
children

(6)

    Viona Clemmer

    Female1914–2000Female

    Rachel Clemmer

    Female1915–Female

    Inez Clemmer

    Female1918–Female

    Sammie L. Clemmer

    Male1918–Male

    Fay Clemmer

    Female1920–1991Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Franklin Hoover

    Male1853–1920Male

    Rachel Elvira Smith

    Female1856–1919Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1907

Age 11

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion

Age 21

A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch huve, a measure of land area ( compare German Huber ) + -er, suffix of agent nouns; a status name for a landowner or a prosperous small farmer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Hoover in household of W F Hoover, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertha E Clemmer in household of James H Clemmer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha Clemmor in household of Hoyt Clemmor, "United States Census, 1930"

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