Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Bertha Mae Peterson ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Peterson, Bertha Mae
LAST: Peterson FIRST: Bertha MID: Mae
BORN: 25 May 1890 DIED: 1 Mar 1969 BURIED: 6 Mar 1969 (Spring Valley Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Illinois
DEATH PLACE: Polk Co., Oregon

Name of Father: Isaac Francis

Maiden name of Mother: Anna Margaret Thomson

1910 IL CENSUS – Bertha Peterson (20y, b Illinois, married 1y, mother of 1 child) enumerated with husband William (25y, b Illinois, occupation farmer) and son Lester (6m, b Illinois)

1920 IL CENSUS – Bertha M. Peterson (30y, b Illinois) enumerated with husband William C. (34y, b Illinois, occupation helper in restaurant), 3 sons, all born in Illinois, Lester F. (9y), Kermit L. (8y) and Harry R. (6y), and her mother Anna M. Francis (71y, b New Jersey, widowed)

1930 IL CENSUS - Bertha Peterson, age 40, divorced, occupation laundress, b. Illinois, is enumerated with Lester, age 20, b. Illinois, Kermit, age 18, b. Illinois, and Harry, age 16, b. Illinois.

1940 IL CENSUS – Bertha Peterson (51y, b Illinois, divorced, occupation café proprietor, living in same place in 1935) enumerated with son Lester (30y, b Illinois, occupation café manager, living in same place in 1935), Lester’s wife Florence (29y, b Illinois, living in Sterling, Whiteside co, Illinois in 1935) and brother William Francis (62y, b Illinois, single, living in same place in 1935)


Bertha M. Peterson. Late resident of 15151 Franklin St NW, March 1 at the residence. Survived by sons Lester, Salem, and Harry, Erie, Pa, two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services Thurs, March 6 at 1:30 pm in the Virgil T. Golden Chapel, 605 Com’l SE at Oak, Rev E.T. Eberhart officiating. Interment Zena Cemetery.

Oregon Statesman, Wednesday, March 5, 1969, 16:6


Bertha M. Peterson
May 25, 1889 - Mar. 1, 1969


Janssen Compilation
Saucy Survey & Photopgraphs
OSBH DC (1969 Marion co) #4865

1910 IL CENSUS (Whiteside co, Prophetstown, ED 139, sheet 14A)

1920 IL CENSUS (Whiteside co, Prophetstown, ED 170, sheet 7A)

1930 IL CENSUS (Whiteside Co. Prophetstown, ED 30, sheet 10B)

1940 IL CENSUS (Whiteside co, Prophetstown, ED 98-33, sheet 17A-B)

OS, 5 Mar 1969, 16:6 

ROW: II 10 A2