The Birth of Bertha Theresa Danko – 1915

Bertha Theresa Danko, daughter of Michał Dańko and Marianna Dziurzyńska, was born on 28 October 1915 in Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA.  Her birth was recorded in a ledger for the city of Worcester.

The Birth Record of Bertha Theresa Danko – 1915

The Birth Record of Bertha Theresa Danko – 1915

SOURCE:  “Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915,” digital images, American Ancestors ( : accessed 14 June 2011), Birth of Bertha Danko, vol. 630, page 563, no. 1000, Worcester, Massachusetts, 28 October 1915; citing Vital Records: 1841-1915, Massachusetts State Archives, Boston, Massachusetts.

The image above is a composite image from the ledger, cropped to emphasize the information for this child.  Click on the link for a PDF copy of the birth record of Bertha Theresa Danko.  The ledger states:

  • Bertha Theresa Danko’s birth is recorded in Vol. 630, Page 563, No. 1000 in the ledger for the city of Worcester,
  • Her name was recorded as Bronislawa Danko, a female child born in Worcester,
  • She was born on 28 October 1915, and her birth was recorded in January 1916,
  • Her father was Michael Danko [Michał Dańko], a laborer from Austria residing in Worcester,
  • Her mother was Mary Jusuka [Marianna Dziurzyńska] from Austria, residing in Worcester.

In this record, the maiden name of the mother is badly misspelled, but misspellings are typical in Massachusetts vital records from this time period.

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