Bertha Anne McClure

27 August 1891–29 July 1986 (Age 94)
Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Bertha Anne

When Bertha Anne McClure was born on 27 August 1891, in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, her father, Edward Greenberry McClure, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Emeline Wood, was 26. She married Oscar Burton Hollett or Howlett on 27 April 1912, in Vigo, Indiana, United States. She lived in Sugar Creek Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 July 1986, at the age of 94, and was buried in Brook Park, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 5
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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
Age 15
The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 25
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

Scottish and northern Irish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Uidhir (Scottish), Mac Giolla Uidhir (Irish), probably ‘son of the sallow lad’. 2. Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Gille Dheòradha , Irish Mac Giolla Dheóradha ‘son of the servant of the pilgrim’.

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

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  • Bertha A Mcclure in household of Anna Mcclure, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mcclure Bertha Hollett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Mcclure, "United States Census, 1940"

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