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Bertha Davidson (Harrington) Hoxie

 (1888 - 1968)
Bertha Davidson (Harrington) Hoxie was active/lived in Massachusetts.  Bertha Hoxie is known for children's book illustration and author, still life painting.

Bertha Davidson (Harrington) Hoxie

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Hoxie, Bertha Davidson (Harrington)   (1888-1968)

Born: Adams, MA.  Died: Pittsfield, MA.  Parents: Frank and Mary Harrington.

1908 Louisville, Kentucky. 

Book Illustrations: A Loyal Little Subject or a Christmas in Holland by Sarah Gertrude Pomeroy, Illustrated by Hoxie. Also: Brave Little Peggy by Nina Rhoades.  Illustrated by Hoxie

1900 Census Adams, MA. 
She Age 12, Father day laborer, Mother supervisor cotton mill

1905, Married Wyoat Hoxie.  He duster, paper mill.

1908 Hilda’s Wish, Christmas in Denmark, author, illustrator.  A Loyal Little Subject by Sarah Gertrude Pomeroy.  Illustrated by Hoxie.  Brave Little Peggy by Nina Rhoades.  Illustrated by Hoxie.   
1910 Census Dalton, MA   Wyoat Hoxie: Duster, paper mill

1910 Christmas in Austria: Bertha Hoxie, Author and illustrator.

1911 Helen Grants Harvest Year, by Amanda M. Douglas. Illustrated by Hoxie.

1912 Christmas in Holland, Christmas in Denmark. Bertha Hoxie, Author and Illustrator.

1913 Jack Eliot’s Senior Year by Kathleen Kennedy. Illustrated by Bertha Hoxie.

1915 The Sleepy-Time Story-Book by Ruth O. Dyer.  Illustrated by Bertha Hoxie

1920 Census Hinsdale, MA.  Wyoat Hoxie: Weaver, Woolen mill.

1922 Christmas in Denmark, Bertha Hoxie, Author, illustrator.

1926 Berkshire, MA.  City directory. Wyoat Hoxie, laborer for railroad

1930 Census Hinsdale, MA.  Wyoat Hoxie, Laborer, Railroad. Bertha Hoxie Cutter, Paper Mill

1938 Hinsdale, MA . City directory.  Wyoat Hoxie, laborer, railroad

1940 census Hinsdale, MA.  No occupations.

1948  Berkshire, MA.  City directory. Wyoat Hoxie retired

1951 Boston City directory.   Bertha Davidson Hoxie, Artist

1952 Berkshire, MA. Wyoat Hoxie retired

1958 Hinsdale, MA.  Marks 50 years at the same address.

Information from Census Records, City directories,
Submitted by Edward P. Bentley, Art Researcher and Historian, Greenville, Michigan.

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About  Bertha Davidson (Harrington) Hoxie

Born:  1888 - Adams, Massachusetts
Died:   1968 - Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Known for:  children's book illustration and author, still life painting