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Bertha Baumeister Settele
Birth: Nov. 2, 1880
Augsburg, Germany
Death: Sep. 12, 1948
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA

Daughter of Johann Baumeister & Genovefa Dittmayer.
She married Heinrich Settele in Germany on June 4, 1904.
After several miscarriages they had a son, Alfred "Freddy", (b.1906, d. 1993, m. Leocardia "Dot" Sutkiewicz) and a daughter, Bertha, nicknamed Mitzi, (b. 1907, d. 1986, m. Arthur Belanger) before immigrating to the United States.
Her husband came to the States alone, arriving on November 2, 1907, when he became Harry Settele. She arrived with their children the following year on May 2, 1908.
They settled in New Bedford, where he'd found work in the cotton mills.
Bertha had six more living children and one stillborn daughter after arriving in New Bedford, Massachusetts:

Ellen, b. 1909, d. 1988, m. Maurille Gervais
Clara, b. 1910, d. 2005, m. Peter Joseph Eckert
Harry, Jr., b. 1912, d. 2003, m. Mary Anna Josefek
Otto Paul, b. 1913, d. 1997, m. Sophie Julia Kusniesz
Stillborn daughter, 1914
Louis Harry, b. 1915, d. 2001, m. Kathleen Mary "Kay" Higham
Norma, b. 1922, d. 2010. m. David Pimental.

Bertha was grandmother to 23 grandchildren from seven of her eight living children. (Otto and his wife Sophie had none.)

Alfred's children: Bertha (Settele) Thall; Ronald Settele; Pauline (Settele) Heyder; Alfred Settele Jr.
Bertha's children: Arthur 'Sonny' Belanger; Estelle (Belanger) Steffens; Eleanor (Belanger) Zbranek; Raymond Belanger.
Ellen's children: Maurice Gervais; Louis Gervais.
Clara's children: Allan Paul Eckert; Stephen Eckert; David Eckert.
Harry, Jr's children: Maryann (Settele) McCann; Dorothy Ellen (Settele) Bednar; Carol (Settele) Forte; Harry Settele III; Bertha (Settele) Jacob.
Louis' children: Karen E. (Settele) Martin; Lois (Settele) Oullette; Richard H. Settele.
Norma's children: Bertha Settele 'Sara' (Pimentel) Andrews; Donna J. Pimentel.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Harry Settele (1877 - 1951)*
 
 Children:
  Alfred Settele (1906 - 1993)*
  Bertha Settele Belanger (1907 - 1986)*
  Ellen Settele Gervais (1909 - 1988)*
  Clara Settele Eckert (1910 - 2005)*
  Harry Settele (1912 - 2003)*
  Otto Paul Settele (1913 - 1997)*
  Louis Harry Settele (1915 - 2001)*
  Norma Settele Pimental (1922 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: She was cremated and her ashes were buried beneath the hearth of an outdoor fireplace on a small piece of land that wasn't sold with the house. The land was later sold outside the family before the ashes could be moved.
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Cemetery
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section 12
 
Created by: D J Pimentel
Record added: Jul 04, 2009
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