Bertha Wilkinson (1902 - 1986)

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Bertha Wilkinson
1902 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Bertha Wilkinson was born on July 4, 1902. She died in June 1986 at 83 years of age. We know that Bertha Wilkinson had been residing in Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York 14424.


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Bertha Wilkinson died in June 1986 at 83 years of age. She was born on July 4, 1902. We have no information about Bertha's family or relationships. We know that Bertha Wilkinson had been residing in Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York 14424.
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In 1902, in the year that Bertha Wilkinson was born, the world famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, made the first gramophone recording by a popular singer. Accompanied by only a piano, his voice recordings became a big seller and did much to popularize the new-fangled gramophone. He had to sing into a metal "horn" that relayed his voice to a metal disc. And the songs had to be under 4 and a half minutes!

In 1917, she was just 15 years old when it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

In 1940, when she was 38 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1954, Bertha was 52 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1986, in the year of Bertha Wilkinson's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Feb 14, 1927 - Oct 24, 2000
Penfield, NY
Clara Wilkinson
Mar 7, 1927 - November 1995
Canandaigua, NY
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Mar 19, 1924 - August 1985
Georgia Wilkinson
Mar 29, 1910 - Jul 20, 1990
New York, NY
Helen R Wilkinson
Nov 6, 1937 - Jan 15, 2008
Bronx, NY
Emma F Wilkinson
Mar 11, 1944 - Jul 15, 2002
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Sep 21, 1906 - January 1981
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Mar 15, 1876 - July 1970
Jamaica, NY
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Feb 23, 1907 - Jan 18, 1990
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Hazel Wilkinson
Dec 26, 1891 - February 1978
Cuba, NY
Caroline Wilkinson
Aug 10, 1891 - Sep 20, 1989
Jensen Beach, FL
Elizabeth Wilkinson
Sep 12, 1885 - February 1973
Rochester, NY
Robert Wilkinson
Nov 17, 1925 - Jun 15, 1994
Syracuse, NY
Eric Wilkinson
Feb 1, 1912 - February 1960
Janet Wilkinson
Jan 22, 1884 - May 1970
Auburn, NY
Jeanne L Wilkinson
Dec 11, 1910 - Jul 15, 1972
Ellis Wilkinson
Nov 2, 1912 - Mar 9, 2002
Port Byron, NY
Frances Wilkinson
Nov 5, 1915 - March 1981

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