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Cause of her death was Hypostatic Pneumonia, Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease.12
Noted events in her life were:
• Residence, 1900, Snohomish, Washington. 15
• Residence: 179 Pine Street, 1910, Snohomish, Washington. 9
• Immigration, Abt 1910, to California. 12
• Residence: 4032 Logan Ave, 1916, San Diego, CA. 18
• Residence: 3829 Newton Ave, 1923, San Diego, CA. 19
• Residence, 1931, San Diego, CA. 16
• Residence: 3722 National Ave, 1942, San Diego, CA. 19
• Residence: 3722 National Ave, 1943, San Diego, CA. 19
• Residence: 729 Seventh Avenue, Abt 1962, San Diego, CA. 12
Bertha married William Winch, son of Samuel Winch and Elizabeth Monteney, on 13 Feb 1895 in Snohomish, Washington.9 15 20 21 (William Winch was born on 14 Oct 1841 in East Gwillimbury, Ontario, Canada,6 15 22 23 24 25 26 27 died on 20 Jul 1931 in San Diego, California 16 28 29 and was buried on 24 Jul 1931 in Clover Lawn Crematory, San Diego 16 29.) The cause of his death was Endocarditis, probably several years..12
Bertha next married Nichols about 1889.6
1920 census, Warren, King County, Washington. 1920 census, Warren, King County, Washington, ED #60
Winch, John R, Head, male, white, Age 28, married, born Wisconsin, father born unkown, mother born England, occupation: Sawyer, Shingle Mill
", Erma E, wife, female, white, age 22 married, born Nebraska, father born Nebraska, mother born Iowa
", Bertha H, daughter, female, white, age 3 , born Washington, father Wisconsin, mother Nebraska
", Norma R, daughter, female, white, age 1, born Washington, father Wisconsis, mother Nebraska
1910 census, Snohomish, Washington, district 309. :
3rd ward, Snohomish, sheet 2A
179 Pine Street, family 42
Winch, William , Head, male, white, age 69, married, number of years of present marriage 15, Place of birth: Minnesota, father: Canada English, mother: Canada English, speaks English, occupation: Farmer, General Farm, working on own account, owns home, free of mortgage, farm,
--, Bertha, wife, female, white, age 40, married, number of years married: 15, Place of Birth: England, father: Norwegian, mother: Germany, speaks English, no occupation
--, John, son, male, white, age 14, single, Place of birth: Washington, father born Minnesota, mother born England, speaks English, no occupation
1900 census, Snohomish, Snohomish County , Washington. :
Winch, William, Head , white, male, born Oct 1841, age 58, married 5 years, born Canada, father born New York, mother born New York, immigration 1853, 46 years in US, naturalized, occupation: [blank]
", Bertha, Wife, white, female, born Nov 1870, age 29, married 5 years, 1 child, 1 child still living, born England, father born Norway, mother born Germany, immigration: 1890, 10 years in US,
Nichols, John, stepson, white, male, born Nov 1892, age 7, single, born Wisconsin, father born England, mother born England, at school
Winch, Samuel - Bertha Nichols, marriage index, 1895. :
Washington Marriages, 1802-1902
Name:William Winch Gender:Male
Spouse Name:Bertha Nichols
Marriage Date:13 Feb 1895
Source:Record of this marriage may be found at the Family History Library under microfilm/microfiche reference number(s) 1035965 item 7/6125323.
1930 census, San Diego , CA, District 201, San Diego, CA. :
San Diego City, California, April 5, 1930
enumeration district 37-201, supervisors district 21, sheet 2B
San Diego City, CA
house number 3829 Newton Avenue, family 46
William Winch, Head of family, home owned, value of home $700, male, white, age last birthday 88, married, age at first marriage: 21, can read and write, born Canada, father born New York, mother born New York, language English, year of immigration: 1859, naturalization: No, speak English: yes, occupation: none , US veteran: No
-, Bertha, wife, female, white, age last birthday: 59, married , age at first marriage: 20, read and write: yes, born England, father born Norway, mother born Germany, language English, year of immigration: 1887, speak English: yes, occupation: none
6 1930 census, San Diego , CA, District 201, San Diego, CA.
Winch, Bertha, Death Record, California, 1963. :
County of San Diego, Certificate of Death
State file Number: 63-134521
local registration district: 8000, Certificate Number: 6973
Name: BERTHA WINCH
Date of Death: Nov. 26, 1963, time 9:45 a.m.
Sex: Female, Color: White, Birthplace: England,
Date of Birth: December 21, 1869, Age: 93 years
Name and birthplace of Father: (Unk.) Nordby; Norway
Maiden name and birthplace of mother: Unknown; Germany
Citizen of : U. S. A.
Social Security Number: None
Last Occupation: Housewife, at home
Armed Forces: No
Married or Divorced: Widowed
Place of Death; Edgemoor Geriatric Hospital, North Edgemoor Drive, Santee, County of San Diego
Length of Stay In County of Death: 53 years
Length of Stay in California: 53 years
Last Usual Residence: 729 Seventh Avenue, San Diego, California
Informant: Self, by Pre-need Record, address of Informant: 729 Seventh Avenue
Physician: I certify that I attended the deceased from 2-1-62 to 11-26-63 and that I last saw the deceased alive on 11-26-63. (signed) Homaine? Trainor, MD
address: Edgemoor Hosp. date: 11-26-63
Cremation, Date: Nov. 27, 1963, Cypress View Cematory, No embalming
Funeral Director: Benbough Mortuary,
Cause of Death:
Hypostatic Pneumonia ( 6 days) due to
Bed Rest (2 weeks) due to
Arteriosclerotic Heart Dis. (10 years)
Other significant conditions: Status Post Cerebral Vass. Accident, Old, Osteoarthritis
No autopsy performed.
Winch, William, obituary, 1931, San Diego Union, Thursday, July 23, 1931. :
Obituary, San Diego Union, Thursday, July 23, 1931
Winch, July 20, 1931, William Winch, husband of Bertha Winch, this city, and father of John Winch, Snolqualmie Falls, Wash; Ida Winch, St. Paul, Minn; William Winch, Saskatchewan, Canada; Mrs. Mary E Holmes, Devils Lake, Minn., and Oliver Winch, Minn. A native of Canada, age 89 years, 9 months, 6 days. Private services were held at Benbough Funeral Parlours, Seventh and Date Streets., Wednesday at 10. a.m., Cremation Benbough's Crematory
9 1910 census, Snohomish, Washington, district 309.
1871 census, Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England. :
page 30 of 40
No. of Schedule: 198
address: 45a Dock Street
James Nordby, Head, married, male, age 32, Clerk to ship broker, born Norway
Caroline ", wife, married, female, age 42, " Wife, born Germany
Peter Moller, stepson, single, male, age 15, born Middlesex, London
Mary ", stepdaur, female, age 14, born Middlesex, London
Amelia ", stepdaur, female, age 12, born Middlesex, London
Adolf ", stepson, male , age 11, born Middlesex, London
Isidor ", stepson, male, age 8, born Middlesex, London
Mary ", stepdaur, female, age 7, born Middlesex, London
Jessie ", stepdaur, female, age 6, born Middlesex, London
Mathilde Nordby, daur, female, age 4, born Holstein
Bertha ", daur, female, age 1, born York, Hull
Nordby, Bertha, birth registration index, 1870, GRO office. :
Births registered March qtr. 1870
registration district, Hull, Yorkshire
Vol 9d, page 194
12 Winch, Bertha, Death Record, California, 1963.
13 1871 census, Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England.
14 Nordby, Bertha, birth registration index, 1870, GRO office.
15 1900 census, Snohomish, Snohomish County , Washington.
16 Winch, William, obituary, 1931, San Diego Union, Thursday, July 23, 1931.
Findmypast.com passenger lists, 1890, findmypast.com. NORDBY, Bertha,
Age : 20
Departure port: Glasgow
Destination Country: USA
Destination Port: New York
San Diego City Directories. 1916- Winch, Wm (Bertha) , 4032 Logan Av. RFD3 Box 45-A
1918- not found
1919- No Wm. Winch found
1920- No Wm. Winch found
1921- Winch, W. (Bertha), 4032 Logan Ave.
1922- not found
1923- Winch, Wm (Bertha) 3829 Newton Av.
1932- not found
1934- not found
1942- Winch, Bertha (Wid Wm.) r 3722 National Av.
1943- Winch Bertha hskpr 3722 National Av.
1947-48- not found
1952- not found
1962- not found
1963- not found
19 San Diego City Directories.
20 1920 census, Warren, King County, Washington.
21 Winch, Samuel - Bertha Nichols, marriage index, 1895.
22 1870 census, Burr Oak, Winneshiek County, Iowa, 1870 census, Burr Oak, Winneshiek County, Iowa.
23 Iowa Lists of Military Age, Iowa Lists of Military Age.
Winch, William, death registration, 1931, County of San Diego, Calif, registration 31-039767, local registration No. 1259. :
Place of Death: Dist. No. 3701, County of San Diego
City of San Diego, Calif., 3829 Newton Ave.
Full Name: William Winch
Male, White, Married
Name of Wife: Bertha Winch
Date of Birth: Oct 14, 1841, age 89 yrs, 9 months, 6 days
Occupation: Ret Wood Dealer
Name of Father: Winch, birthplace of Father: Canada
Maiden Name of Mother: unknown, birthplace of mother: N.Y.
Length of residence: at place of death: 9 years, in California: 9 years
How long in U.S. of foreign birth: 9 years
informant: Ada S Kelley, 711- Dale St
Medical Certificate of Death:
Date of Death: July 20, 1931, 10: 15 am
Cause of Death: Endocarditis, probably several years.
signed: Albert J Willier, M.D., July 21, 1931, San Diego, Calif.
Dispostion: Cremation, Clover Lawn Crematory, July 24, 1931
Undertaker: Benbough Funeral Parlor, 711- Dale St.
(editor's note: William Winch was in the United States much, much longer than the 9 years shown here.. jca)
Winch, William, letters of 1925, San Diego, CA, William Winch, letters to Mrs. Clyde Robbins, (Fae Robbins), the historian and genealogist of Tracy, Fillmore County, Minnesota, this copy sent to James C Anderson from from June Nash Lindquist of 225 Arlington Ave, Berkeley, Calif. and received here May 3, 2001. jca .. copy of a letter from William Winch, Box 55, RFD #3, San Diego, Calif. to Mrs. Clyde Robbins, (Fae Robbins), the historian and genealogist of Tracy, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Letter dated May 15, 1925. this copy sent to James C Anderson from from June Nash Lindquist of 225 Arlington Ave, Berkeley, Calif. and received here May 3, 2001. jca .
(spelling unaltered from the original)
May 15, 1925
To one and all
received yours photoes and manny thanks for them
you all look verry well indeede yiet wuld not have known you had I met you on the street, but time tells on us all, isppose you folks would not no me if you was to meet me unsuspectedly, wel have you had any more snow storms since, we have it alittle cloudy and col for california for the last weak or more but we always hear of rough weather off in other parts of the country, but our cloudy days does not last long we dont have to ceep the fire agoing to ceep comfortable, we have dug our spuds, have been eating new spuds for some time. carrots peas and other vegitables for some time, we will send you our ugly photoes soon, as we can get them taken, well we thought of some we had taken one up in washington at Snoqualime falls, 2 years ago, we were up on a visit to our sons, now we spent the most of the time camping out in the mountains, we had a very pleasant time, it was good for us, our son had an automobile and took us around sight seeing, so you see we had a verry pleasant time. Snoqualmy falls is a wonderful sight to see, a large river and sutch a heavy sheet of water falling 280 feet in a deap canyon winding its way for many miles away a fine rainbow is seene all the time when the sun shines, our son is living at the falls they have 2 little girls, the other picture was taken in Balboa Park here in the city, a lady friend and hur 14 year son was down from washington they spent a weak or 10 days with us and she had a camera and took it in the park, now in regard to those questions I have answered I would not vouch as for there being all of them being rite up to the year day and date, but have gave it my careful thoughtful study cince receiving them from you and it is the best I can do for you, you see the moste of it hapened while I was verry young, can onley just remember of seeing mother lying in the cofin in the cold icy arms Death and a large company of people gathered there and they took hur away, that was the last of poor mother but I hope to see hur again where parting will be no more. Father went back to Canada in 1855 and went by the way of Painsville, Ohio to see his sister and hur name I think was Patty, and hur son came to us and settled in Minnesota that is the way he came to get aquainted with Mary Dexter, there was arangements made the folks there to ceep hur while she lived as aunt Paty owned the place, Hazelton was their names. Will sende you folks some good photos later on.
with best regards to all from Mr. and Mrs. Winch
Followed by questions posed to William Winch by Fae Robbins, historian and genealogist of Tracy, Minnesota.
Q. Do you know the the names and addresses of any of yur Uncle John's folks in Canada? I would be very glad to get them- if you do..
A. the onley ones I know is my uncle Johns son my cousin Samuel Winch, Lake Simco ontario. you had beter direct to him or anny of the Winch family if known.
Q. I find a Lake Simcoe and a town by the name of Simcoe in Ontario Canada. do you know which place the winches lived?
A.they lived in Lake Simco ontario
Q, Do you ever write to any of your brother's or sister's children- that might know anything about their parents and grandparents?
A.you might write to my sister margaret ann Roles, Roseburg, Mishigan She might be able to give you some valuabl informationon the subject, now I have given you all the information I know, and if i hear of anything on the subject that would be of interest to you will gladly let you know wishing you success in your undertaking,
respecfully yours, Wm Winch,
uncle John Winch that lived at Lake Simcoe Canada, his sons name was Samuel Winch, my cousin, he worked for my father, at the olde homestead wheare I was born, in East Gillinsbury, it called, in Canada
Q. Do you remember any uncles or aunts on your father's side except Uncle John Winch, brother to Samuel Winch, Jr ?
A. uncle John Winch that lived at Lake Simcoe Canada, his sons name was Samuel Winch, my cousin, he worked for my father, at the olde homestead wheare I was born, in East Gillinsbury, it called, in Canada
Q.Were you born in Onondaga County, N.Y. and do you know what town was your address at that time? We think that your brother Asel was born July 15, 1822- do know if this is correct. Would also like to know the date of your birth?
A. I was born in the year of 1841 in Canada and our nearest town was Bradford, I think Asel was born in York State, from what I have heard, but this is as far as i know.
Q. Do you know what year you went to Canada from New York state. Did Asel Winch go at the same time- Did he marry his first wife in New York state and was her name Harriet Peg- if he did do you know where they were married and when and where is she buried-
A. Asels first wife name was Harriet Peg, think they were married at the olde homestead in Canada, she dide and was Burried in Maryburrogh township, 12 miles from aensville. I have just found aleter from Asels daughter Lidia giveing the date of his Death, and his age so will sende it you so you have his age correct July 15, 1822
Asels Daughters address
2252 Gatewood St.
Los Angeles, Calif
from what I have hurd from the older sisters Asel was asmall boy when Father moved to East Gilensburry Canada, do not know what year Father moved to Canada he built amill with two upright Sash Saws and run the mill 18 years so I have hurd him say he owned 600 acre of land there the most of the timber was pine and all the land was heavily timbered.
Aprile 20th 25 we had alovely Easter here like June but we have them the year arround, have had no snow nor haile nor gimeycat( spelling?) or tornadoes and but 1 1/2 inches of rain dont neede it we erigate our gardens here with a fifty foot hoes, for garden and house we pay 1.00 per month for water, the sun shines almost all the time we nede fire only to cook and washday.
$15.00 worth of wood runs us ayear, all flours live out in the open the year round, this is my home while I live.
Q. Do you know when your father married his second wife, Rosetta Dafoe- How long did she live- how old were you at the time of the marriage?
A. Father and rossetta dafoe was married in the year 1849 and she dide in 1852 up in the queensbush, I was 8 year olde when they were married. She died in the summer of 1852
Q. Do you know when he married Ann _______ his third wife and what her her last name was- Also do you know when he married his fourth wife- Mary Dexter? Have you any idea how long they lived in Painseville Ohio?
A. he married Ann Mathues, in the spring of 1854 he married Mary Dexter in the spring of 1856 ithink he lived in Painsville five years. She lived longer than did, 2 or 3 years longer
Q. Do you remember of having an Aunt Clara- a sister to John and your father.
A. yes aunt clara often visited us at the olde home stead in East Gillinsbury I was just akid at the time but we loved to see aunt clara,
Q. Do you know whether your grandfather Samuel Sr. died at your Uncle John's home in Canada?
A. no I never saw or hurd of any of our relatives after we left the olde homestead onley cousin Samuel Winch worked for father up in the queensbush in merrybourough township awhile and went back that was the last act...??
the name of the County of either place, the name of the township where we lived in the queens Bush, was maryburrough, a wooded place 6 miles square but queens Bush contained a great manny such places of 6 miles square,
uncle John lived about a days drive from the olde homestead, he lived at Lake Simco, that is all I know about it, being but a kid at that time.
I do not know where any of margaret anns children is,
I do not know what became of his olde papers, or how the Estate of my fathers was settled up as the (over to new page)
it was setled in court at Painsville Ohio his third wife came on and laid in a claim for hur Dowery and succeded in geting it, and the fourth wife sued the estate and got the Balance of the property as she claimed she never knew he had awife liveing at the time of their marriage,
So you might find out to rite to the clerk of the cort at Painsville Ohio,
uncle John belonged to the Advents, my Father belonged to an Eye for an Eye and a tooth for a toth,
wea have not got our pictures taken yiet have been so buisey lydia bursell visited us from Los angelous, the other day.
my regards to all
1860 census, Canton twp, Fillmore County, Minnesota,3, 1860 Census, 1860 census, Canton twp, Fillmore County, Minnesota,3, 1860 Census, Canton Twp, Fillmore County, MN
Samuel Winch, age 63,male, Farmer, value real estate $2000, value personal $300 ,birth place New York, wife Mary, age 52, birthplace New York, son William age 19 Farm Hand, Albert age 17 Farm Hand, Dexter age 16 Farm Hand, Susan age 10. all born New York
(note by jca. this should be Samuel's fourth wife).
1851 census, Maryborough twp, Wellington County, Ontario, National Archives of Canada. :
page 15, line 8
George Kidd, Farmer, born England, C of England, age 25, male, a log house
Jane Kidd, Farmer, born Ireland, C of England, age 24, female
Wm Kidd, born Canada, C of England, age 6, male
page 15, line 11
Samuel Winch, Farmer, born States, Methodist, W (for widower), age 55 , male, a log house
Hanah Winch, ", born Canada, Methodist, age 16, female
Betsy T Winch ", born ", Methodist, age 14, female
Wm Winch out of town, born ", Methodist, age 10, male
Albert Winch, born ", Methodist, age 9, male
James Winch, born ", Methodist, age 10, male
Susan Winch, born ", Methodist, age 2, female
page 15, line 22
Edward Winch, Farmer, born Canada, Methodist, age 28, male, a tavern
Hariet Winch, born Canada, Methodist, age 26, female
page 15, line 24
Johnson Kidd, Farmer, born Canada, C of England, age 25, male, a log shanty
Moriah Kidd, born Canada, ", age 25, female
Wm Kidd, born Canada, ", age 2, male
Samual Kidd, born Canada, ", age 1, male
28 Willard Winch, personal knowledge of Mrs. Olive Peterson, Unity, Sask, Willard Winch, personal knowledge of Mrs. Olive Peterson, Unity, Sask., "I think William Winch died somewhere in California".
29 Winch, William, death registration, 1931, County of San Diego, Calif, registration 31-039767, local registration No. 1259.
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