Bertha Irene O'Guin

18 February 1915–20 June 2003 (Age 88)
Romance, White, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Bertha Irene

When Bertha Irene O'Guin was born on 18 February 1915, in Romance, White, Arkansas, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson O'Guin, was 44 and her mother, Martha Jane Covington, was 41. She married Orbra Joseph Wortham on 27 April 1934, in White, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Antioch, White, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Joy Township, White, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 20 June 2003, in Searcy, White, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Joy, White, Arkansas, United States.

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Orbra Joseph Wortham
Bertha Irene O'Guin
Marriage: 27 April 1934
Roger Dewayne Wortham
Judy Worthen

Spouse and Children

27 April 1934
White, Arkansas, United States


    Roger Dewayne Wortham


    Judy Worthen


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 7

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 French: variant of Godin .2 Breton: nickname for a person with fair hair or a light complexion, from gwen ‘light’, ‘white’, ‘fair’. See also Gwynn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Wortham in household of Orbra W Wortham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha O Guin in household of Andrew J O Guin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha I Oguin in household of Andrew J Oguin, "United States Census, 1930"

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