Bertha Elinora Lamb

1890–1981 (Age 90)
Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Bertha Elinora

When Bertha Elinora Lamb was born on 2 April 1890, in Wayne, Indiana, United States, her father, George W Lamb, was 41 and her mother, Dora V Mills, was 33. She married Voyle Templin Johnson on 23 March 1908, in Randolph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1981, in Warren, Huntington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Bertha Elinora Lamb
Voyle Templin Johnson
Marriage: 23 March 1908
Victor Thames Johnson
Claire Mondalene Johnson

Spouse & Children

23 March 1908
Randolph, Indiana, United States


  • Victor Thames Johnson


  • Claire Mondalene Johnson


Parents & Siblings

  • George W Lamb


  • Dora V Mills




  • Oltie F Lamb


  • Calvin C. Lamb


  • Fredrick Donald Lamb


  • Chester Earl Lamb


  • Female1890–1981Female

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 16

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 E Johnson in household of Vail J Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha Johnson in household of Voyle Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha Johnson in household of Voyle T Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"

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