Mathilda Josephine Ottem

Female23 May 1885–8 January 1979

Brief Life History of Mathilda Josephine

When Mathilda Josephine Ottem was born on 23 May 1885, in Saint Thomas, Pembina, North Dakota, United States, her father, Halvor Pedersen Ottem, was 32 and her mother, Anna Marie J. Ottun, was 22. She married William Wallace Cameron on 29 December 1913, in Saint Vincent Township, Kittson, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Saint Vincent Township, Kittson, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and St. Vincent, Kittson, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 January 1979, in Hallock, Kittson, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Saint Vincent Cemetery, St. Vincent, Kittson, Minnesota, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Mathilda Josephine? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Wallace Cameron
Mathilda Josephine Ottem
Marriage: 29 December 1913
Winton Leslie Cameron
Elton Halvor Cameron
Elliot Ottem Cameron
Gerald Livingstone Cameron

Sources (13)

  • Matilda Wandell in household of Chas E Mccarty, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mathilda Josephine Ottem Cameron, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Mathilda in entry for Elmer J Ottem, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1913Saint Vincent Township, Kittson, Minnesota, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.


    Age 4

    North Dakota is the 39th state.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 25

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Horst, Johannes, Kurt, Monika, Otto, Wilhelm.

    English, German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for an otter hunter, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling an otter, from Middle English, Middle High German oter, Middle Dutch otter, German Otter ‘otter’. The Jewish surname can be artificial.

    German: from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with ōd ‘possession’ + hāri ‘army’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.