Bertha Steimel

5 February 1899–18 February 1985 (Age 86)
Ellinwood, Barton, Kansas, United States

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Steimel was born on 5 February 1899, in Ellinwood, Barton, Kansas, United States, her father, Henry John Steimel, was 43 and her mother, Anna Catharina Sommerhauser, was 33. She married Peter Leonard Wendel on 4 September 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Lakin Township, Barton, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 18 February 1985, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Great Bend, Barton, Kansas, United States.

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Peter Leonard Wendel
Bertha Steimel
Marriage: 4 September 1919
Catherine Marjorie Wendel
Audrey Wendel
Jerome P. Wendel

Spouse and Children

4 September 1919



    Audrey Wendel


    Jerome P. Wendel


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Steimle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Wendell in household of Pete L Wendell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Wendel in household of Peter Wendel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Steimel in household of Henry Steimel, "Kansas State Census, 1915"

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