|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1863|
|Death: ||Jan. 14, 1884|
Bertha was most likely born in Porter Township, Porter County, Indiana, the daughter of John and Lyda Jane Sweet.
Her father died when she was five, and her mother remarried and went to Montana. She then lived with her grandmother, Azubah.
Bertha married Elias Phillips on December 14, 1881 in Porter County. The couple had a son, Fred, who went onto to live in Iowa.
She died of consumption at twenty years of age. Her mother had returned to Indiana to care for her, and after her death returned to Montana where she died shortly thereafter.
John R Sweet (1830 - 1870)
Wife of Elias
20y 3m 9d
Note: ancestry.com: U.S. Census 1870-1880 Porter, Porter, IN., Indiana Marriage Collection, 1925 Iowa State Census. Porter County Genweb: Obit for Bertha and Lyda Jane.
Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery
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