Bertha Heiges

29 June 1866–26 May 1956 (Age 89)
Brady Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Bertha

When Bertha Heiges was born on 29 June 1866, in Brady Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel B. Heiges, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Rupp, was 26. She married Alexander Halstead Caldwell on 18 October 1905, in Virginia, United States. She lived in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States in 1930 and San Diego Township, San Diego, California, United States in 1940. She died on 26 May 1956, in San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Alexander Halstead Caldwell
Bertha Heiges
Marriage: 18 October 1905

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1905Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 1
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
    Age 11
    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 24
    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.

    Name Meaning

    German: topographic name for someone who lived by a watercourse that was usually dry, from Middle High German heige ‘dry, without water’.

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

    Sources (10)

    • Bertha Caldwell in household of Alexander Caldwell, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Bertha H Caldwell in household of Alexander H Caldwell, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Bertha Heiges Caldwell, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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