SMITH, Bertha Charles

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Last Name
 
SMITH
Given Names
 
Bertha Charles
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
9/2/1902
Age at Death
 
76
Place of Birth
 
Cherington, Louisiana
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Female
Religion
 
Family Tree
 
Birth Mother
 
Birth Father
 
Siblings
 
Partner
 
Children
 
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Body Identification Number
 
Burial Location
 
Source of Death Information
 
House Foreign Affairs Committee report; FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Entry into Guyana
 
8/11/1977
Residence (US)
 
Los Angeles, California 90006
Residence (JT)
 
Not Known
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
domestic (Maaga)
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
(senior)
Government Income
 
SSA (JT)
Discrepancies
 
Remembrances
 
“To my Grandmother, B is for your bravery E is for eternity R is for rememberance T is for times we never had H is for Heaven where you are looking down on me A is for Almighty God who is holding you in HIS arms I Love You! Your Granddaughter, Karen ” - kjazzyjac@gmail.com

Bertha Charles Smith – My Beloved Grandmother ” - Karen A. Smith-Jackson

“Bertha Charles Smith raised me....BeeBee was my Mother and taught me strength. dignity and hope.....she was always my mentor and Mother....I have missed her forever and always and don't understand what happened. This is a black woman who smoked wonderful cigars and slept with a .45 under her pillow in Beverly Hills.....she was my mom and always be....God I miss her” - Anonymous