Bertha Elizabeth Robertson

20 January 1881–31 May 1961 (Age 80)
Bosque, Texas, United States

The Life of Bertha Elizabeth

When Bertha Elizabeth Robertson was born on 20 January 1881, in Bosque, Texas, United States, her father, James Franklin Robertson, was 27 and her mother, Theodosia Allie Stinnett, was 22. She had at least 5 sons and 1 daughter with Henry Ferris Bibb. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Palo Pinto, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 7, Erath, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 31 May 1961, in Throckmorton, Throckmorton, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Woodson, Throckmorton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Ferris Bibb
Bertha Elizabeth Robertson
Edith Beatrice Bibb
Murray Edward Bibb
Gordon Bibb
James Solas Bibb
Weldon Bibb
Thurman Bibb

Spouse and Children




    Murray Edward Bibb


    Gordon Bibb


    James Solas Bibb


    Weldon Bibb


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 13

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 21

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is especially common in Scotland, where Robert was a popular personal name and the name of three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce ( 1274–1329 ).

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

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Story Highlight

Bertha Robertson Bibb Letter

Sources (3)

  • Bertha Bibb in household of Henry F Bibb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha Bibb in household of Henry F Bibb, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Bibb in household of Henry Bibb, "United States Census, 1910"

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