Bertha Geissman (1894 - 1979)

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Bertha Geissman
1894 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Bertha Geissman was born on March 15, 1894. She died in October 1979 at 85 years of age. We know that Bertha Geissman had been residing in New Washington, Crawford County, Ohio 44854.


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Bertha Geissman died in October 1979 at 85 years of age. She was born on March 15, 1894. We have no information about Bertha's family or relationships. We know that Bertha Geissman had been residing in New Washington, Crawford County, Ohio 44854.
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In 1894, in the year that Bertha Geissman was born, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1918, at the age of 24 years old, Bertha was alive when in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

In 1920, when she was 26 years old, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1946, by the time she was 52 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1979, in the year of Bertha Geissman's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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Oct 30, 1901 - Aug 6, 1989
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Pearl Geissman
Jun 29, 1887 - October 1972
Tiro, Ohio
Mary Geissman
Feb 20, 1903 - January 1987
Hartford City, Indiana
Mae B Geissman
Jan 24, 1915 - May 15, 2004
Columbus, OH
Martha Geissman
May 24, 1894 - November 1966
Riverside, California
Jesse Geissman
Jul 8, 1888 - December 1968
Chicago, Illinois
Theodore K Geissman
Jun 17, 1924 - Dec 20, 1991
Maddy Walter Geissman
Feb 22, 1928 - Nov 26, 2006
Mount Prospect, IL
Donald B Geissman
Dec 31, 1934 - Mar 16, 2003
Streamwood, IL
Alfred C Geissman
Nov 2, 1931 - Jan 11, 1994
San Antonio, TX
Esther Leona Geissman
Nov 26, 1917 - Mar 4, 2002
Mount Prospect, IL
Helen Geissman
Jan 10, 1889 - October 1987
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Washington Geissman
Jun 5, 1890 - March 1964
Sturgis, Michigan
Hazel Geissman
Aug 24, 1908 - October 1986
Westland, Michigan
William Geissman
Aug 23, 1917 - January 1978
Shelby, Ohio
William C Geissman
Sep 30, 1911 - Dec 29, 1998
Rockford, IL
Leonard Geissman
May 5, 1907 - November 1977
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Richard J Geissman
Apr 28, 1944 - Aug 4, 2007
Kenosha, WI
Martha S Geissman
Mar 8, 1890 - Jul 8, 1990
Mattie Geissman
Aug 7, 1878 - Aug 15, 1966
Kenosha, WI

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