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Bertha E Matthews1870

Bertha E Matthews
Given names
Bertha E
Married name
Bertha E Rogers
Married name
Bertha E Parish
Birth June 1870
MarriageHarry G ParishView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 7 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Religious marriageThomas W RogersView this family
October 5, 1893 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Gladys Virginia Rogers
August 1894 (Age 24 years)
Death of a husbandThomas W Rogers
December 1, 1896 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 27 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Census June 8, 1900 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#2Warren Joshua Lafayette Parish
February 11, 1905 (Age 34 years)
Census April 22, 1910 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 45 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 46 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 47 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Census January 30, 1920 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 59 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 18, 1930 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childArthur AckerGladys Virginia RogersView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 1937 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 71 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 79 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Marriage of a childJohn Joseph McCloskeyGladys Virginia RogersView this family
1957 (Age 86 years)
Death of a daughterGladys Virginia Rogers
January 27, 1971 (Age 100 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 75 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -

Last change July 24, 201911:21:46

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Thomas W Rogers - View this family
Thomas W Rogers
Birth: November 3, 1865 41 32Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: December 1, 1896Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Marriage: October 5, 1893Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
11 months
Family with Harry G Parish - View this family
Warren Joshua Lafayette Parish
Birth: February 11, 1905 39 34St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Bertha E Matthews - Household

St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, United States

Matthews, CorneliaheadWFSep183069Wd77NYVTVT
Rogers, Bertha EdaughterWFJun187029Wd11MOOHNY
Rogers, Gladys Vgrand daughterWFAug18945SMOMOMO

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Harry G Parish - Household

Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States

Parish, Harry GheadMW42MINNYNYyard masterMoPac railroad
Parish, Bertha EwifeFW36M1522MOINMO
Parish, GladysdaughterFW14SMOINMO
Parish, Warren JsonMW5SMOINMO

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Harry G Parish - Household

St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Parish, Harry GheadMW50MINNYNYswitchmanrailroad
Parish, Bertha wifeFW45MMONYNY
Parish, Gladys daughterFW25SMOINMO
Parish, Warren sonMW14SMOINMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Harry G Parish - Household

St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Parish, Harry GheadMW55M29INNYNYwatchmangas compay
Parish, BerthawifeFW55M24MONYNY
Parish, Warren sonMW25SMOINMOcommerical travelershoes
Rogers, Gladysstep daughterFW30SMOMOMOsecretaryinsurance office