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Bertha Christine Gearhart Bottolfsen
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1876
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1969
Cedar County
Nebraska, USA

Burial services for Bertha Bottolfsen were held on Feb 5th, due to extreme winter conditions. Bertha received her education in Nebraska and Kansas, where she also taught school. She married Magnus Bottolfsen on July 6, 1904. She was for a time the teacher for Paragon School, which was close by the Paragon Church and cemetery. She was the mother of 8 children 6 sons and 2 daughters.
Herbert Bottolfsen, Mary Baird, Charles Kenneth, Martin, Herman Arthur, Hugh Glenn, Laura Olsen and son Nels Owen who died as a result of choking on a kernal of corn as a young boy.
note:
School census 1886 Obert, NE Dist. 21 April 14
parent, Gearhart,Charles student, Arthur 11
Bertha 9
Lura 8 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Simon Gearhart (1848 - 1912)
  Rosa Ellen Williams Gearhart (1852 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Magnus Bottolfsen (1866 - 1953)*
 
 Children:
  Herbert Marcy Bottolfsen (1905 - 1986)*
  Mary Ellen Bottolfsen Baird (1907 - 1996)*
  Charles Kenneth Bottolfsen (1909 - 1985)*
  Martin Bertinus Bottolfsen (1911 - 1990)*
  Laura May Bottolfsen Olsen (1913 - 2007)*
  Nels Owen Bottolfsen (1915 - 1919)*
  Herman Arthur Bottolfsen (1916 - 1972)*
  Hugh Glen Bottolfsen (1919 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Arthur Redifer Gearhart (1873 - 1971)*
  Bertha Christine Gearhart Bottolfsen (1876 - 1969)
  Lura Burd Gearhart Wells (1878 - 1962)*
  Jesse Williams Gearhart (1894 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Paragon Cemetery
Hartington
Cedar County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 2 lot 19
 
Created by: Connie Bottolfsen/Loftus
Record added: Nov 28, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5103863
Bertha Christine <i>Gearhart</i> Bottolfsen
Added by: Connie Bottolfsen/Loftus
 
Bertha Christine <i>Gearhart</i> Bottolfsen
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Bertha Christine <i>Gearhart</i> Bottolfsen
Added by: Connie Bottolfsen/Loftus
 
 
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-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 12, 2001
 
 
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