Bernice Geneva Workman

Female9 May 1905–14 March 1994

Brief Life History of Bernice Geneva

When Bernice Geneva Workman was born on 9 May 1905, in Howard Lake, Wright, Minnesota, United States, her father, Leslie Workman, was 41 and her mother, Victoria Ellenora Shelhamer, was 39. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Joseph Edward Dietrich. She lived in Red Lake, Beltrami, Minnesota, United States in 1930 and Township 151 Range 33, Beltrami, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 14 March 1994, in Beltrami, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Kelliher, Beltrami, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Edward Dietrich
Bernice Geneva Workman
Neil Edward Dietrich
Lois Elaine Deitrich

Sources (13)

  • Bernice G Dietrich, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Berenice Geneva Dietrich, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"
  • Bernice Dietrich in entry for Joseph Edward Dietrich, "Minnesota, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.


Age 2

Historical Boundaries: 1907: Beltrami, Minnesota, United States


Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): ostensibly an occupational name for a laborer, from Middle English werkman ‘laborer, craftsman’, also ‘customary tenant’ (Old English weorcmann). A customary tenant was a person allowed to hold land in exchange for carrying out a certain service.

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

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