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Bertha Gooshaw1

F, b. 27 April 1877, d. 23 May 1960
FatherJoseph Gooshaw1 b. 1839, d. b 19 Nov 1919
MotherMary Ann Shampine1 b. c 1836, d. 16 Mar 1922
     Bertha Gooshaw was born on 27 April 1877 at Stockholm, St Lawrence Co, New York.2,1 She was the daughter of Joseph Gooshaw and Mary Ann Shampine.1 Bertha Gooshaw married James Beggs on 12 May 1895 at Nicholville, St Lawrence Co, New York.2 Bertha Gooshaw died on 23 May 1960 at Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam, St Lawrence Co, New York, at age 83.2 She was buried on 25 May 1960 at Hopkinton-Fort Jackson Cemetery, St Lawrence Co, New York; The pastor of the Brasher Falls Methodist church officiated at the ceremony. She was survived by two sons, Fred of Potsdam and Warren of West Chazy.2


James Beggs d. 14 Apr 1949
Last Edited5 Apr 2009


  1. [S87] 1880 US Census, New York, St Lawrence Co, Stockholm. Roll: T9_926; Enumeration District: 233; Household of Joseph Gooshaw.
  2. [S636] Northern NY Historical Newspapers, online, Potsdam Courier Freeman, 26 May 1960. Obit for Mrs. Bertha Beggs.