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Bertha Bell Eakin Adams
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Birth: May 15, 1872
Venango County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 8, 1948
Wasco County
Oregon, USA

Bertha was born in Irwin Township, Venango Co., PA. She was the twin sister of Myrtle Matilda Eakin. Besides Myrtle she had another sister named Elizabeth and 4 brothers named Sherman, Levi, John and Lewis.

She married John Calvin Adams on July 8th, 1890 in Butler County, Pennsylvania. They had 4 children they named: Emily Alice, Oscar Henry, Lillian Olive and Pearl Adams.

John and Bertha left Pennsylvania and spent some time in Indiana before arriving in Oregon in 1898. Upon arrival in Oregon they took up homesteading near Grass Valley in Sherman County, raising stock and farming several very large fields of wheat.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Crawford Eakin (1833 - 1895)
  Permelia Sopher Eakin (1837 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  John Calvin Adams (1868 - 1943)
 
 Children:
  Oscar Herman Adams (1893 - 1966)*
  Lillian Olive Helyer (1897 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josiah Hardy (1854 - 1910)**
  Andrew E Eakin (1856 - 1870)**
  Sylvester Eakin (1858 - 1906)**
  Harrison H Eakin (1860 - 1863)**
  Robert Clark Eakin (1862 - 1932)**
  Sherman Lafayette Eakin (1866 - 1939)*
  Elizabeth Jane Eakin (1868 - 1868)*
  Levi Eakin (1869 - 1941)*
  John Eakin (1870 - 1872)*
  Myrtle Matilda Eakin McFadden (1872 - 1938)*
  Bertha Bell Eakin Adams (1872 - 1948)
  Louis W Eakin (1879 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Adams John Calvin 1868 - 1943 Bertha Bell 1872 - 1948
 
Note: Buried 11 May 1948. Age 75
 
Burial:
Idlewilde Cemetery
Hood River
Hood River County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Block A, Lot 57, Grave 5
 
Maintained by: Jack Gilchrist
Originally Created by: Jeffrey Bryant
Record added: Jan 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47369066
Bertha Bell <i>Eakin</i> Adams
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Bertha Bell <i>Eakin</i> Adams
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Bertha Bell <i>Eakin</i> Adams
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- Rebecca Dunlap
 Added: Nov. 5, 2012
from a second cousin 4xremoved
- GL
 Added: Oct. 1, 2012
 
 
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