Bernard Ertel

7 December 1900–July 1987 (Age 86)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Bernard

When Bernard Ertel was born on 7 December 1900, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Valentine Ertel, was 27 and his mother, Mary Welsh, was 35. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Cecelia C Walz. He lived in Bloomington, Grant, Wisconsin Territory, United States for about 20 years. He died in July 1987, in Bloomington, Grant, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Glen Haven, Grant, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bernard Ertel
Cecelia C Walz
Doris M Ertel
Verna M Ertel
Phyllis C Ertel
Patrick Ertel

Spouse and Children



    Doris M Ertel


    Verna M Ertel


    Phyllis C Ertel


    Patrick Ertel


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Welsh




    Masenia Ertel



World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 7

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of a personal name beginning with Ort-, from Old High German ort ‘point (of a sword or lance)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernard Ertel in household of Valentine Ertel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bernard Estel in household of Valentine Estel, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Bernard Ertel, "United States Census, 1940"

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