When Bessie Irene Mullen was born on 7 December 1919, in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, United States, her father, James J Mullen, was 33 and her mother, Vera Muncey Harman, was 26. She married William Walter Bitterman on 1 July 1940, in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Hayden Lake, Kootenai, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 59 Columbia Valley Gardens, Cowlitz, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 20 September 1997, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 77.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoláin ‘descendant of Maolán’, a byname meaning ‘tonsured one, devotee’ (from a diminutive of maol ‘bald’). The variants Ó Maoileáin and Ó Maoilín result in a variety of vowels in the Anglicized forms.
Dutch (Van der Mullen): variant of Van der Molen (see Molen ).
As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.