Bertha Martha Gomoll

4 November 1893–11 September 1974 (Age 80)
Clintonville, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Bertha Martha

When Bertha Martha Gomoll was born on 4 November 1893, in Clintonville, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Herman Gomoll, was 35 and her mother, Bertha Radiske, was 31. She lived in Bear Creek, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years. She died on 11 September 1974, in Clintonville, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Herman Mueller
1892–1971
Bertha Martha Gomoll
1893–1974

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Herman Gomoll

    Male1858–1934Male

    Bertha Radiske

    Female1862–1931Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 14

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Eastern German: nickname from Slavic gomóly ‘hornless’, ‘bare’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Bertha Gornull in household of Herman Gornull, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Bertha Gornol in household of Herman Gornol, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertha Gomoll in household of Albert Gomoll, "United States Census, 1920"

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