i may have a bertha lead for you. i have neglected the tree since 1987, but memory serves me correctly i had a bertha mc hugh connection via chicago. give me a week or two to find the records and i will contact you. daniel w ahern in chicago married mildred mchugh and bertha married one of their daughters. i had correspondence with a mary jane bertha back then who led me to a william ahern in half moon bay ca. who workded for the police dept.