Bertha A. WILBUR

Female 1894 - 2005  (110 years)


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  • Name Bertha A. WILBUR 
    Born 21 Dec 1894  Kensington, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The birth record of unnamed female Wilbur cites her the 5th child of Angus N. Wilbur, age 30, occupation Farmer, born Moncton, N.B., and Sarah E. Shufelt, age 24, occupation Housewife, born Kensington. [1]
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Jul 2005  Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I96738  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2015 

    Father Angus N. WILBUR,   b. 28 Nov 1864, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1956, Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Sarah E. SHUFELT,   b. May 1869, Kensington, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1884  Kensington, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of Angus N. Wilber and Sarah E. Shufelt cites their residences Kensington. The groom is age 20, first marriage, occupation Shoemaker, born Moncton, New Brunswick, son of Isaac Wilber, occupation Shoemaker, born Moncton, New Brunswick, and Mary Wilber, born Nova Scotia. The bride is age 15, first marriage, occupation Domestic, born Kensington, daughter of David E. Shufelt, occupation Shoemaker, born Dunham, Canada, and Roxanna Shufelt, occupation Domestic, born Dracut, Massachusetts. [3]
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, enumerated 14 June 1900:

      - Wilbur, Angus M., age 35, married 15 years, born November 1864 in Maine, both parents born New Brunswick, occupation Day Laborer.
      - Wilbur, Sarah, age 30, wife, married 15 years, mother of 7 children, 7 children still living, born May 1870 in New Hampshire, father born Maine, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Wilbur, Warren, age 14, son, born August 1885 in New Hampshire, father born Maine, mother born New Hampshire, occupation At School.
      - Wilbur, Arthur, age 12, son, born October 1887 in New Hampshire, father born Maine, mother born New Hampshire, occupation At School.
      - Wilbur, Herbert, age 10, son, born October 1889 in New Hampshire, father born Maine, mother born New Hampshire, occupation At School.
      - Wilbur, Laura, age 8, daughter, born March 1892 in New Hampshire, father born Maine, mother born New Hampshire, occupation At School.
      - Wilbur, Bertha, age 5, daughter, born December 1894 in New Hampshire, father born Maine, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Wilbur, Ethel, age 3, daughter, born April 1897 in New Hampshire, father born Maine, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Wilbur, Merl, age 9 months, son, born August 1899 in New Hampshire, father born Maine, mother born New Hampshire.

    • 1910 census of Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, enumerated 2 May 1910:

      - Wilbur, Angus M., age 45, first marriage, married 25 years, born Canada English, father born Canada English, mother born Rhode Island, occupation Shoe Worker, Shoe Factory.
      - Wilbur, Sarah E., age 39, wife, first marriage, married 29 years, mother of 9 children, 9 children still living, born New Hampshire, father born Canada English, mother born Massachusetts.
      - Wilbur, Arthur H., age 22, son, single, born New Hampshire, father born Canada English, mother born New Hampshire, occupation Foreman, Hat Factory.
      - Wilbur, Herbert E., age 20, son, single, born New Hampshire, father born Canada English, mother born New Hampshire, occupation Finisher, Hat Factory.
      - Wilbur, Laura A., age 18, daughter, born New Hampshire, father born Canada English, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Wilbur, Bertha A., age 15, daughter, born New Hampshire, father born Canada English, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Wilbur, Ethel R., age 13, daughter, born New Hampshire, father born Canada English, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Wilbur, Merle R., age 10, son, born New Hampshire, father born Canada English, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Wilbur, Philip E., age 8, son, born Massachusetts, father born Canada English, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Wilbur, Eleanor F., age 5, daughter, born Massachusetts, father born Canada English, mother born New Hampshire.

    • 1920 census of Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, enumerated 17 January 1920:

      - Wilbur, Angus S., age 55, born Canada English, father born Canada English, mother born Rhode Island, occupation Foreman, Shoe Factory.
      - Wilbur, Sarah, age 50, wife, born New Hampshire, father born New York, mother born Massachusetts.
      - Wilbur, Philip, age 17, son, born New Hampshire, father born Canada English, mother born Rhode Island, occupation Salesman, Grocery Store.
      - Wilbur, Eleanor S., age 15, daughter, born Massachusetts, father born Canada English, mother born Rhode Island.
      - Gale, Bertha W., age 25, daughter, widowed, born New Hampshire, father born Canada English, mother born Rhode Island, occupation Retail Merchant, Grocery Store.
      - Gale, Howard L., age 4 years 6 months, grandson, born Massachusetts, father born Massachusetts, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Gale, Marion, age 2 years 7 months, granddaughter, born Massachusetts, father born Massachusetts, mother born New Hampshire.

    • 1930 census of Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, enumerated 24 April 1930:

      - Wilbur, Angus, age 64, owns the home, home value $4,000, widowed, first married age 20, born New Brunswick English, father born England, mother born Maryland, occupation Turner, Shoe Shop.
      - Gale, Bertha W., age 35, daughter, widowed, first married age 18, born New Hampshire, father born New Brunswick, mother born New Hampshire, occupation Waitress, Restaurant.
      - Gale, Howard L., age 14, grandson, born Massachusetts, father born Massachusetts, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Gale, Marion W., age 12, granddaughter, born Massachusetts, father born Massachusetts, mother born New Hampshire.

    • 1940 census of Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, enumerated 19 April 1940:

      - Gormly, David, age 45, owns the home, home value $1,500, completed 2 years of high school, born Massachusetts, occupation Attendant, Lunch Room.
      - Gormly, Laura, age 48, wife, completed 4 years of high school, born New Hampshire, occupation Trimmer, Hat Factory.
      - Gormly, Richard K., age 20, son, completed 2 years of college, born Massachusetts.
      - Wilbur, Angus, age 75, father-in-law, widowed, completed 6 years of education, born Canada English.

      All persons lived in same house on 1 April 1935.

    Family ID F32648  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Frank Leslie GALE,   b. 14 Jun 1893, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1918, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1920 census of Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, enumerated 17 January 1920:

      - Wilbur, Angus S., age 55, born Canada English, father born Canada English, mother born Rhode Island, occupation Foreman, Shoe Factory.
      - Wilbur, Sarah, age 50, wife, born New Hampshire, father born New York, mother born Massachusetts.
      - Wilbur, Philip, age 17, son, born New Hampshire, father born Canada English, mother born Rhode Island, occupation Salesman, Grocery Store.
      - Wilbur, Eleanor S., age 15, daughter, born Massachusetts, father born Canada English, mother born Rhode Island.
      - Gale, Bertha W., age 25, daughter, widowed, born New Hampshire, father born Canada English, mother born Rhode Island, occupation Retail Merchant, Grocery Store.
      - Gale, Howard L., age 4 years 6 months, grandson, born Massachusetts, father born Massachusetts, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Gale, Marion, age 2 years 7 months, granddaughter, born Massachusetts, father born Massachusetts, mother born New Hampshire.

    • 1930 census of Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, enumerated 24 April 1930:

      - Wilbur, Angus, age 64, owns the home, home value $4,000, widowed, first married age 20, born New Brunswick English, father born England, mother born Maryland, occupation Turner, Shoe Shop.
      - Gale, Bertha W., age 35, daughter, widowed, first married age 18, born New Hampshire, father born New Brunswick, mother born New Hampshire, occupation Waitress, Restaurant.
      - Gale, Howard L., age 14, grandson, born Massachusetts, father born Massachusetts, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Gale, Marion W., age 12, granddaughter, born Massachusetts, father born Massachusetts, mother born New Hampshire.

    Children 
     1. Howard Leslie GALE,   b. 23 Jun 1915, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1996, Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Marion Wilbur GALE,   b. 6 Aug 1917, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 2012, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F32671  Group Sheet

    Family 2 George Leon CHENEY,   b. 13 Oct 1887, Plaistow, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1979  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 1 May 1938  Pittsfield, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of George L. Cheney and Bertha W. Gale cites the groom's residence Newton, New Hampshire, age 50, second marriage, widowed, occupation Real Estate, born Plaistow, New Hampshire, son of George W. Cheney, age 81, living, occupation Farmer, born and residing in Plaistow, and Carrie Noyes, deceased, born West Newbury, Massachusetts. The bride's residence is Amesbury, Massachusetts, age 43, second marriage, widowed, occupation Cook, born Kensington, New Hampshire, daughter of Angus N. Wilbur, age 74, living, occup0ation Retired, born Moncton, New Brunswick, residence Newton, New Hampshire, and Sarah E. Shufelt, deceased age 54, born Kensington, New Hampshire. [3]
    Notes 
    • 1940 census of Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, enumerated 9 April 1940:

      - Cheney, George L., age 52, owns the home, home value $7,000, completed 7 years of education, born New Hampshire, lived in same place on 1 April 1935, occupation is blank.
      - Cheney, Bertha W., age 45, wife, completed 4 years of high school, born New Hampshire, lived in Amesbury, Massachusetts on 1 April 1935.
      - Gale, Howard L., age 24, step-son, single, completed 4 years of high school, born Massachusetts, lived in Amesbury, Massachusetts on 1 April 1935, occupation Hatter, Hat Factory.
      - Gale, Marion W., age 22, step-daughter, completed 4 years of high school, born Massachusetts, lived in Amesbury, Massachusetts on 1 April 1935, occupation Hairdresser, Beauty Shop.
      - Cheney, Merton M., age 18, son, completed 4 years of high school, born New Hampshire, lived in same place on 1 April 1935, occupation New Worker.

    Last Modified 15 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F32672  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Dec 1894 - Kensington, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 May 1938 - Pittsfield, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jul 2005 - Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/, New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900.

    2. [S28] Social Security Death Index.

    3. [S70] Ancestry.com, New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947.