Bertha Laverne Boatright

24 July 1918–29 April 2003 (Age 84)
Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, United States

The Life of Bertha Laverne

When Bertha Laverne Boatright was born on 24 July 1918, in Louisville, Jefferson, Georgia, United States, her father, Ellis Boatright, was 24 and her mother, Ida Larene Williams, was 22. She lived in District 1731, Bacon, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 April 2003, in Appling, Georgia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Alma, Bacon, Georgia, United States.

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1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 4

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Boatwright .

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

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  • Bertha L Boatright in household of Ellis Boatright, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laverne Boatright in household of Ellis Boatright, "United States Census, 1930"

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