Eighth Generation


2962. Bertha May Winslow was born in November 1885 in Nebraska.272 She died on 11 January 1965 at the age of 79.53 She was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, McCook, Red Willow Co., Nebraska.53 U. S. Gen Web site for Gosper Co., Nebraska shows Merlin Thomas and Bertha Winslow graduated from Elwood High School in 1903.

Bertha May Winslow and Merlin John Thomas were married on 19 July 1905 in Elwood, Gosper Co., Nebraska.1232 Merlin John Thomas was born on 4 December 1882 in Kansas.181,1233 He died on 24 July 1964 at the age of 81.53,181 He was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, McCook, Red Willow Co., Nebraska.53 On the 1910 U. S. Census of Holdrege, Phelps Co., Nebraska, Merlin Thomas and Bertha appear with their son Harold. They have been married 5 years and Bertha is the mother of one. Merlin is a butcher.

On the 1918 World War I draft registration Merlin states he is a salesman for Swift and Company in Omaha . He lives at 507 Main St., McCook, Nebraska. His nearest relative is Bertha M. Thomas of the same address. He registered at Red Willow County.

On the 1920 U. S. Census of Willow Grove, Red Willow Co., Nebraska, Merlin Thomas appears with his wife Bertha and children Harold and Thelma. Also in the household is Merlin's brother, Phillip, who works in a railroad shop as a blacksmith. Merlin is a traveling salesman for a meat company.

Bertha May Winslow and Merlin John Thomas had the following children:

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Harold Thomas was born in 1908 in Nebraska.

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Thelma Thomas was born in 1912 in Nebraska.