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Richard Bertram "Bert" Barrett
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Birth: 1885
Death: 1898
New Almaden
Santa Clara County
California, USA

In 1898, Bertram Barrett, aged 13, lost his arm in a hunting accident.

Because the law at the time required that severed limbs be given a proper burial, Barrett did in the Hacienda Cemetery.

Besides being the namesake of the road and a son of a quicksilver miner, he became the Chief of Sanitation for the Santa Clara County Health Department.

His arm is still there, it even has a headstone, but Bertram is buried at Oak Hill Funeral Home and Memorial Park in San Jose where he was interred in 1959.

Inscription: Richard Bertram ‘Bert' Barrett, His Arm Lies Here. May it Rest in Peace.
 
 
Burial:
Hacienda Cemetery and Memorial Park
New Almaden
Santa Clara County
California, USA
 
Created by: Debbie
Record added: May 13, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8748080
Richard Bertram Bert Barrett
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May your arm rest in peace
- Debbie
 Added: Nov. 1, 2004
 
 
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