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May Bernice "Bernice" Burnhart

Female 1907 - 2005


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  • Name  May Bernice "Bernice" Burnhart  [1, 2, 3
    Nickname  Bernice 
    Born  25 Jul 1907  McDonough County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Female 
    Census  1910  New Salem Township, McDonough County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Bernice M. Burnhart, daughter, female, white, age 3, single, birthplace Illinois, father's birthplace Illinois, mother's birthplace Illinois, occupation none
    Census  1920  New Salem Township, McDonough County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Bernice Burnhart, daughter, female, white, age 12, single, attended school since September 1919, could read, could write, born in Illinois, father's birthplace Illinois, mother's birthplace Illinois, could speak English, occupation none
    Census  1930  New Salem Township, McDonough County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Bernice Trotter, wife, female, white, age 20, single, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Illinois, father's birthplace Indiana, mother's birthplace Illinois, state code: 61, could speak English, occupation none
    Died  1 Jan 2005  Macomb, McDonough County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Obituary  4 Jan 2005  Abingdon, Knox County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    the Abingdon Argus 
    • M. Bernice Trotter, 97, Macomb, died Saturday January 1, 2005, at 8:25 p.m. at McDonough District Hospital, Macomb.

      She was born July 25, 1907, in McDonough County, the daughter of Charles and Bessie (Herndon) Burnhart. She married Wayne DeLoy Trotter November 23, 1927. He preceded her in death February 24, 1949.

      She is survived by one daughter, Marjilee Wollick, Lewistown; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

      In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Harlan.

      She ran BT's Beauty Shop, Bushnell, and was a housemother at the Children's Home and at Bradley University, both in Peoria.

      Graveside services will be held Tuesday, January 4, 2005, at 2 p.m. at the Pennington Point Cemetery with Tom Gaston officiating.

      There will be no visitation.

      Memorials may be made to the Elms Nursing Home or the Pennington Point Cemetery.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • May B. Trotter; born: 25 July 1907; died: 1 January 2005 (V); last residence: 61455 (Macomb, McDonough, Illinois); last benefit: (none specified); Social Security #: 349-28-9104; state where issued: Illinois
    Buried  4 Jan 2005  Pennington Point Cemetery, New Salem Township, McDonough County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID  I45665  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Charles Benjamin Burnhart,   b. 10 Dec 1881, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1963 
    Mother  Bessie Herndon,   b. 28 Aug 1888, McDonough County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1965, San Bernardino County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Dec 1906  [1
    Divorced  Bef 1946 
    Family ID  F17248  Group Sheet

    Family  Wayne Deloy Trotter,   b. 18 Mar 1902, Summum, Fulton County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1949 
    Married  23 Nov 1927  [1
    Children 
     1. Harlan D. Trotter,   b. Abt 1930,   d. 30 Nov 1951
    >2. Marjilee "Marge" Trotter
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F17249  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S5683] World Connect - Raby Family Tree: :3142120, (last updated: 2005-10-05 20:47:01 UTC (Wed), contact: Richard Raby) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S11772] Trotter, May Bernice (Burnhart) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of the Abingdon Argus, January 4, 2005; Abingdon, Knox County, Illinois) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      New Sale Township, McDonough County, Illinois; enumeration district: 59, supervisor's district: 5, sheet number: 3B, page number: 270; enumeration date: April 21, 1910

    6. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      New Salem Township, McDonough County, Illinois; enumeration district: 61; supervisor's district: 6, sheet number: 7A, page number: 238; enumeration date: January 15 and 16, 1920

    7. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      New Salem Township, McDonough County, Illinois; enumeration district: 55-26, supervisor's district: 12; sheet number: 1B, page number: 222; enumeration date: April 3, 4, and 5, 1930