Bertha Boyle (1898 - 1989)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Bertha Boyle’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Bertha so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Bertha’s biography.

Bertha Boyle Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Bertha Boyle and her immediate Boyle family. Add to Bertha Boyle's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Bertha.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Bertha Boyle? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Homestead, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Bertha finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Bertha attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Bertha did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Bertha Boyle is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Bertha's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Bertha's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Bertha a religious woman? Add Bertha’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Bertha during various points of her life.

Timeline

1898 - In the year that Bertha Boyle was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

1910 - When she was only 12 years old, the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

1922 - When she was 24 years old, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

1966 - By the time she was 68 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

1989 - In the year of Bertha Boyle's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

Bertha Boyle Family Tree

Who was Bertha’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Bertha’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Bertha's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Bertha Boyle
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Bertha's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Bertha Boyle is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Bertha Boyle died on April 29, 1989 at 90 years old. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on October 3, 1898. We are unaware of information about Bertha's immediate family. We know that Bertha Boyle had been residing in Homestead, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Memories

What do you remember about Bertha Boyle? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Bertha is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Bertha Boyle

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources