Mathilda Josephine Ottem

23 May 1885–8 January 1979 (Age 93)
Saint Thomas, Pembina, North Dakota, United States

The Life 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, Kittson, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Saint Vincent, 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, Kittson, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wallace Cameron
1883–1958
Mathilda Josephine Ottem
1885–1979
Marriage: 29 December 1913
Winton Leslie Cameron
1914–2000
Elton Halvor Cameron
1916–1917
Elliot Ottem (Jack) Cameron
1922–2008
Gerald L (Red) Cameron
1924–1985

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1913
Saint Vincent, Kittson, Minnesota, United States
children

(4)

    Male1914–2000Male

    Elton Halvor Cameron

    Male1916–1917Male

    Elliot Ottem (Jack) Cameron

    Male1922–2008Male

    Gerald L (Red) Cameron

    Male1924–1985Male

Parents and Siblings

    Halvor Pedersen Ottem

    Male1852–1937Male

    Female1863–1953Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889

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

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Sogn named Ottum, probably from a river name derived from Old Norse ótta ‘to frighten’, denoting a dangerous river.

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

Sources (3)

  • Matilda Wandell in household of Chas E Mccarty, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Matilda Cameron in household of Wallace Cameron, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Matilda Cameron in household of Wallace Cameron, "United States Census, 1930"

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