Bertha Mathilda Petrie

1893–1963 (Age 70)
Moon Run, Kennedy Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Bertha Mathilda

When Bertha Mathilda Petrie was born on 17 April 1893, in Moon Run, Kennedy Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry J Petrie, was 26 and her mother, Arminta R. Gaible, was 21. She married Luther Martin Keck on 11 December 1907, in Mahoning, Ohio, United States. She lived in Coraopolis, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Pulaski Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 24 December 1963, in North Sewickley, Franklin Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Rochester, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bertha Mathilda Petrie
Luther Martin Keck
Marriage: 11 December 1907

Spouse & Children

11 December 1907
Mahoning, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry J Petrie


  • Arminta R. Gaible




  • Female1893–1963Female

  • Howard Petrie


  • Harry Petrie


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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 12

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from a pet form of the personal names Peter or Patrick .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Bertha M Keck in household of Luther Keck, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha Reeder in household of Harry Reeder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Berth Petrie in household of Henry J Petrie, "United States Census, 1900"

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