Bertrand Simeon Bixby

7 May 1892–1930 (Age 37)
Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Bertrand Simeon

When Bertrand Simeon Bixby was born on 7 May 1892, in Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Allen Simeon Bixby, was 35 and his mother, Hannah Martha Hall, was 29. He married Olga Izetta Brown on 15 January 1913, in Norway, Norway, Oxford, Maine, United States. He lived in Lincoln Plantation, Oxford, Maine, United States in 1910 and Lyndon, Caledonia, Vermont, United States in 1920. He died in 1930, at the age of 38, and was buried in Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Bertrand Simeon Bixby
Doris Ellen Neda Bassett
Marriage: 15 July 1918

Spouse and Children

15 July 1918
Lyndon, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Allen Simeon Bixby


    Hannah Martha Hall




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 6

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 11

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably somewhere in East Anglia, where the name is most frequent.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertrard Bixby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertrand S Bixby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertrand S Bixby in household of Allan S Bixby, "United States Census, 1900"

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