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Bert C Trimble
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1890
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1959
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Bert was the first born son of Edward Trimble and Heneryette Margratia Brainard. He was the oldest of 8 children. His draft card says that he was born in St. Joseph, Missouri but the family must have moved to a home in rural Andrew County shortly after his birth as the rest of his siblings were born at the house in Andrew County, Missouri.

Carl had seven younger siblings. A brother, Allen Kirk, a brother Edward Floyd who died at two years old, a sister, Andrea Grace, a brother, Theodore Roosevelt, a sister, Dora Theresa who they called, Polly, and a brother, George Raymond whom everyone called Buster.

Bert grew up in Missouri and married Fay Foster on the 3 August 1912 when he was 21 years old. A son, Edward Don Trimble would come from this union.

Bert's draft card indicates that he worked for the Chicago Great Western Railroad. The draft card also indicates that he is of medium build, slender and has gray eyes and black hair. The 1930 Census shows he had moved to Conception Junction in Nodaway County Missouri.

When he died he was living at 5038 Park Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. His death certificate indicates that he was a conductor for the Chicago and Great Western Railroads. He died from a pulmonary embolism that he obtained from the amputation of his right leg. He was in an auto accident on February 21, 1959. On April 22, 1959 they amputated his right leg which caused the blood clot that eventually killed him.

Bert is buried in St. Joseph Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Joseph, Missouri. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Edward Trimble (1867 - 1936)
  Heneryette Margratia Brainard Trimble (1869 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  Fay Foster Trimble (1893 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bert C Trimble (1890 - 1959)
  Allen Kirk Trimble (1892 - 1958)*
  Edward Floyd Trimble (1893 - 1895)*
  Grace Andrea Trimble Borchers (1896 - 1992)*
  Theodore Roosevelt Trimble (1899 - 1974)*
  Carl Brainard Trimble (1901 - 1964)*
  Dora Theresa Trimble Brown (1907 - 1990)*
  George Raymond Trimble (1912 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
The marker reads:

Bert C. Trimble
1890. 1959

the symbol of the Free Masons is between the two dates.
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Memorial Park
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Family History Detective
Record added: Jan 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103594513
Bert C Trimble
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Bert C Trimble
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Bert C Trimble
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Rest in Peace my grand uncle, Bert! I am so sorry you had to die such a tragic death!
- Family History Detective
 Added: Jun. 28, 2014
 
 
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