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Bertha Agnes CHALK

Bertha Agnes CHALK

Female 1878 - 1954  (75 years)

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  • Name Bertha Agnes CHALK  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    • "Indiana, Births and Christenings, 1773-1933," index, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 15 August 2012); Bertha Agnes Chalk Arvin, 1878, Clay Twp.; FHL 1,871,260.

      This may be a delayed birth record because of the Arvin given as her surname. She did marry Elmer Arven until 1941 and may have applied for a delayed birth record after that.
    Born 25 Jun 1878  Clay Twp., Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Census 1 Jun 1880  Jefferson Twp., Miami, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Winfield S. Chalk household 
    • Chalk, Bertha, white, female, age 1, daughter, single, b. Indiana, fb. Indiana, mb. Indiana.
    Alt. birth date 25 Jun 1880  , Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Census 13 Jun 1900  Logansport, Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Nancy Cooke household 
    • Chalk, Bertha A., lodger, white, female, b. June 1878, age 21, single, b. Indiana, fb. Ohio, mb. Indiana, dress maker, literate, speaks English.

      NOTE: Even though she is listed as a lodger, Nancy Cooke is actually Bertha's grandmother.
    1900 U.S. Census - Richison
    1900 U.S. Census - Richison
    Indiana. Cass Co. - Nance Cooke
    Occupation 13 Jun 1900  Logansport, Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Dressmaker 
    Census 2 May 1910  Miami Twp., Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    W. Scott Chalk household 
    • Chalk, Bertha A., daughter, female, white, age 31, single, b. Indiana, fb. Indiana, mb. Indiana, speaks English, dress making, at home, works on own account, literate.
    Occupation 17 Aug 1912  , Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Telephone Agent 
    Census 1 Jan 1920  , Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Daniel A. Fall household 
    • FALL, BERTHA, wife, F, W, age 41, married, literate, b. Indiana, fb. Indiana, mb. Indiana, speaks English.
    Census 1 Apr 1930  Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    in Elmer E. Arven household as housekeeper 
    • FALL, AGNES, servant housekeeper, F, W, age 51, widow, age 34 at first marriage, literate, b. Indiana, fb. Indiana, mb. Indiana, speaks English, housekeeper, private family, worker, employed.
    Census 1 Apr 1940  Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    in Elmer Arven household as housekeeper 
    • FALL, AGNES B., housekeeper, F, W, age 48, D[ivorced], 8 grade edu., b. Indiana, same place 1935, housework, unpaid family worker, no other income.
    Died 14 Feb 1954  Lansbury Nursing Home, Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Citizens Cemetery, Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • FAG 100,598,022
    Person ID I17293  richison
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2019 

    Father Winfield Scott CHALK,   b. 17 Mar 1850, , Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1924, Logansport, Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Lavina Jane COOK,   b. 23 Apr 1852, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1919, Miami Twp., Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F6526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Daniel A. FALL,   b. 1 May 1877, Logansport, Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1920-30, prob Logansport, Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage License 17 Aug 1912  , Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Married 18 Aug 1912  , Cass, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Marriage affidavit, license, and return - Richison
    Marriage affidavit, license, and return - Richison
    Fall-Chalk marriage, 1912
    Marriage license application - Richison
    Marriage license application - Richison
    Fall-Chalk license application,1912
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F6532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elmer ARVEN,   b. 6 Sep 1885, , Fulton, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Aug 1941  , Fulton, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage License 16 Aug 1941  , Fulton, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F6534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsAlt. birth date - 25 Jun 1880 - , Cass, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Nancy Cooke household - 13 Jun 1900 - Logansport, Cass, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Dressmaker - 13 Jun 1900 - Logansport, Cass, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Telephone Agent - 17 Aug 1912 - , Cass, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 17 Aug 1912 - , Cass, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Aug 1912 - , Cass, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Daniel A. Fall household - 1 Jan 1920 - , Cass, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1834] 1880 U.S. Census, U.S. Census Bureau, 16 Aug 2012.
      1880 U.S. census, Miami County, Indiana, pop. sch., Jefferson Twp., ED 116, p. 34B (penned), dwell. 325, fam. 325, Winfield S. Chalk household; digital image, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com : accessed 16 August 2012); NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 298.

    2. [S238] 1920 U.S. Census, 2 Feb 2019.
      1920 U.S. census, Cass County, Indiana, pop. sch., city of Logansport, ED 44, sheet 2B (penned), dwell. 49, fam. 54, Daniel A. Ball; digital image, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com : 18 March 2018); NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 425.
      R000903

    3. [S1831] 1930 U.S. Census, 2 Feb 2019.
      1930 U.S. census, Fulton County, Indiana, pop. sch., city of Rochester, ED 9, sheet 7B (penned), dwell. 188, fam. 196, Agnes (Chalk) Fall in Elmer E. Arven household; digital image, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com : 18 March 2018); NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 588.
      R000904

    4. [S1904] 1940 U.S. Census, 2 Feb 2019.
      1940 U.S. census, Fulton County, Ohio, pop. sch., city of Rochester, ED 25-9, sheet 7A (penned), fam. 176, Agnes B. (Chalk) Fall in Elmer Arven household, digital image, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com : 20 June 2017); NARA microfilm publication T627, roll 1045.
      R000905

    5. [S1901] Marriage, 16 Aug 2014.
      Cass County, Indiana, Marriage Record, Book 31: 198, Daniel Fall and Bertha A. Chalk, 18 Aug 1912, County Clerk's Office, Logansport.

    6. [S382] Family Tree Online (Reliability: 1), 15 Aug 2012.
      "Chalk-Wilcox," database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 August 2012), entry for Bertha A. Chalk, undocumented family tree submitted by joemarek1 of Kankakee, IL.

    7. [S1857] Births, 25 Mar 2018.
      "Indiana Births and Christenings, 1773-1933," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : 25 March 2018); Birth record of Bertha Agnes Chalk Arvin, 25 June 1878, Clay Twp.; FHL microfilm 1,871,260.

    8. [S1869] Deaths, 2 Feb 2019.
      "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," digital image, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com : 22 October 2017); Boone County, Indiana, Death Records, Certificate of Death No. 3593, Bertha Agnes Arven, 14 February 1954; Indiana Archives and Records Administration; Indianapolis. Death Certificates, 1954, roll 2.
      R000907

    9. [S1832] 1900 U.S. Census, 16 Aug 2012.
      1900 U. S. census, Cass County, Indiana, population schedule, town of Logansport, enumeration district (ED) 9, sheet 17B (penned), dwelling 368, family 405, Nancy Cooke; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 August 2012); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623-362.

    10. [S45] 1910 U.S. Census, 16 Aug 2012.
      1910 U. S. census, Cass County, Indiana, population schedule, Miami Township, enumeration district (ED) 40, sheet 9A (penned), dwelling 201 family 201, W. Scott Chalk; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 August 2012); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624-341.

    11. [S382] Family Tree Online, 15 Aug 2012.
      "Chalk-Wilcox," database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 August 2012), entry for Bertha A. Chalk, undocumented family tree submitted by joemarek1 of Kankakee, IL.

    12. [S1901] Marriage (Reliability: 2), 17 Aug 2012.
      "Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992," database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 17 August 2012), Daniel Fall and Bertha A. Chalk (1912), Cass County; FHL microfilm 1,987,545.

    13. [S45] 1910 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 16 Aug 2012.
      1910 U. S. census, Cass County, Indiana, population schedule, Miami Township, enumeration district (ED) 40, sheet 9A (penned), dwelling 201 family 201, W. Scott Chalk; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 August 2012); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624-341.

    14. [S1901] Marriage, 16 Aug 2014.
      Cass County, Indiana, Marriage license application, Record, Book 31: 198, Daniel Fall and Bertha A. Chalk, 17 Aug 1912, County Clerk's Office, Logansport.
      R000901

    15. [S1901] Marriage, 17 Aug 2012.
      Cass County, Indiana, Marriage Record, Book 31: 198, Daniel Fall and Bertha A. Chalk, 18 August 1912, County Clerk's Office, Logansport.
      R000902

    16. [S1901] Marriage (Reliability: 2), 17 Aug 2012.
      "Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992," database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 17 August 2012), Elmer Arven and Agnes Fall (1941), Fulton County; FHL microfilm 1,871,216.



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