Bertha Glenn Lamb

1882–1949 (Age 66)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bertha Glenn

When Bertha Glenn Lamb was born on 28 August 1882, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Robert Fletcher Lamb, was 23 and her mother, Harriet Alice Gallaher Lawson, was 21. She married David Madison Jefferson Roberts on 17 October 1909, in Craven, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Hot Springs Township, Madison, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 7 August 1949, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Paint Rock Cemetery, Paint Rock, Madison, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bertha Glenn Lamb
David Madison Jefferson Roberts
Marriage: 17 October 1909
Lillie Frances Roberts
Iva Roberts
Hubert Fritts Roberts
Frederick Charles Roberts

Spouse & Children

  • Female1882–1949Female

  • David Madison Jefferson Roberts


17 October 1909
Craven, North Carolina, United States


  • Lillie Frances Roberts


  • Iva Roberts


  • Hubert Fritts Roberts


  • Frederick Charles Roberts


Parents & Siblings



  • Emma Miller


  • Harriet Annie Lamb


  • Female1882–1949Female

  • Male1884–1963Male

  • Emma Lamb


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 15

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 18

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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 Roberts in household of D J Roberts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Roberts in household of Dave J Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Roberts in household of David A Roberts, "United States Census, 1920"

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