Bertha Mae Lamb

1903–1980 (Age 76)
Allen, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Bertha Mae

When Bertha Mae Lamb was born on 11 December 1903, in Allen, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Jesse James Lamb, was 17 and her mother, Cora Belle Robbins, was 16. She married William Russel Head on 26 December 1920, in Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Chickasaw Township, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 11 February 1980, in Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Oakman, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bertha Mae Lamb
William Russel Head
Marriage: 26 December 1920
Delpha Bernice Head
Nova Lucille Head
Betty Jean Head
Oral Glen Head

Spouse & Children

26 December 1920
Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Female1903–1980Female

  • Dallas Lamb


  • Elizabeth Maybelle Lamb


  • Johnnie Lamb


  • Herman Henry Lamb


+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 4

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 Head in household of Russel Head, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Berthmay M Head in household of William R Head, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Lamb in household of Jessie J Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"

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