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.

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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 Cameron
1922–2008
Gerald Livingstone Cameron
1924–1985

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)

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    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

    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.

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