Marion Helena Lamson

13 April 1872–1 September 1966 (Age 94)
Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Marion Helena

When Marion Helena Lamson was born on 13 April 1872, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Charles Marion Lamson, was 28 and her mother, Helena Frances Bridgman, was 25. She married Robert Earle Matthews on 3 September 1906, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She immigrated to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1905 and lived in Hemet, Riverside, California, United States in 1910. She died on 1 September 1966, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Robert Earle Matthews
Marion Helena Lamson
Marriage: 3 September 1906
Robert Marion Matthews

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1906Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 19
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 26
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Lamb 2.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Marion H. Sampson, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"
    • Marion L Goodcell in household of Henry Goodcell, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Marion Lawson Matthews, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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