Eldoras Dovetta Bergin

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Eldoras Dovetta Bergin

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Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Death: July 06, 1944 (18)
At the circus grounds, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States (injuries sustained during the Hartford Circus Fire)
Place of Burial: Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry H. Bergin and Esther Bergin
Sister of Florence Elizabeth Bergin

Occupation: Worked on a poultry farm
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About Eldoras Dovetta Bergin

Eldoras Dovetta Bergin was an 18-year-old victim of the Hartford Circus Fire, which broke out on July 6, 1944 and killed at least 167 people.

Born in Hartford, Eldoras lived in the Bakerville section of New Hartford with her parents and younger sister. She had attended the circus with her maternal relatives Katherine (Pulver) Surdam and Katherine's son Clarence "Fred" Surdam; all three perished.

Eldoras was found deceased on the circus grounds on July 6, as was Katherine. Clarence was found seriously injured and died at Municipal Hospital on July 7.

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Eldoras Dovetta Bergin's Timeline

1925
August 9, 1925
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
1944
July 6, 1944
Age 18
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
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Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States