Bertha Leona Estes

26 February 1905–15 November 1971 (Age 66)
Chouteau, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Bertha Leona

When Bertha Leona Estes was born on 26 February 1905, in Chouteau, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States, her father, John Alexander Estes, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Sophrina Fisher, was 21. She married Archibald Murdock on 14 June 1924, in Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 15 November 1971, in Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 66.

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Archibald Murdock
Bertha Leona Estes
Marriage: 14 June 1924
William Evans Murdock

Spouse and Children

14 June 1924
Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States


    William Evans Murdock


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 1

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 18

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Eastes , still pronounced today as two syllables, as it was in medieval times.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Bertha L Estes in household of John A Estes, "United States Census, 1910"

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