Bertha Rose Lamb

1888–1944 (Age 55)
Essa Township, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Bertha Rose

When Bertha Rose Lamb was born on 18 October 1888, in Essa Township, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, her father, Henry Lamb, was 48 and her mother, Emma Wilkinson, was 41. She married William James Johnston on 26 April 1919, in Midland, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 8 March 1944, at the age of 55, and was buried in Waverley, Springwater, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

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Bertha Rose Lamb
William James Johnston
Marriage: 26 April 1919

Spouse & Children

26 April 1919
Midland, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Lamb


  • Emma Wilkinson




  • Charles Herbert Lamb


  • Wilbert James Lamb


  • Ernest Lamb


  • Mary Emma Lamb


  • Marie A. Lamb


+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 18

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 46

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 55

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English lamb, a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ( see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: ‘The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudotranslation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O’Loan itself.’

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Bertha R. Lamb in household of Emma Lamb, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Bertha Rose Lamb, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Bertha Rose Lamb, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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