Bertha Belle Allison

9 January 1873–
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Bertha Belle

When Bertha Belle Allison was born on 9 January 1873, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, Robert Hastings Allison, was 32 and her mother, Frances Dorthea Leathers, was 22. She married James Yorby on 13 July 1889, in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States. She lived in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1880.

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James Yorby
Bertha Belle Allison
Marriage: 13 July 1889

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  • Marriage
    13 July 1889Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    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.
    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
    Age 2
    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
    Age 31
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English female personal name Alice, Alis (see Allis ) + -son, meaning ‘Alice's son’.English and Scottish: from the Middle English female personal name Alison, a common pet form of Alice, Alis. See Allis and compare Ellison .Scottish: in some cases, a late variant of Allanson (see also Allinson ).

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Bertha B Allison in household of Robert Allison, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Bertha B Allison, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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