Bertha M Belknap

1 July 1889–24 August 1953 (Age 64)
Monroe Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States

The Life of Bertha M

When Bertha M Belknap was born on 1 July 1889, in Monroe Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States, her father, Maxwell Marvin Belknap, was 31 and her mother, Amanda Ruth Caldwell, was 30. She married Jasper Bert Tripp on 30 January 1909, in Carroll, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Smithfield, Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Goshen, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died on 24 August 1953, in New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Leesville, Carroll, Ohio, United States.

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Jasper Bert Tripp
Bertha M Belknap
Marriage: 30 January 1909

Spouse and Children

30 January 1909
Carroll, Ohio, United States




Parents and Siblings

    Maxwell Marvin Belknap


    Amanda Ruth Caldwell




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, the second element of which is most likely Middle English knappe ‘hilltop’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Tripp in household of Jaspar B Tripp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Tripp in household of Jasper B Tripp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Tripp in household of Jasper B Tripp, "United States Census, 1920"

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