Bertha Eugenia Lamb

1889–1976 (Age 86)
Townville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Bertha Eugenia

When Bertha Eugenia Lamb was born on 5 October 1889, in Townville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Arthur Edward Lamb, was 32 and her mother, Lydia Louisa Lisk, was 34. She married Earl Lewis Kerr in 1929. She lived in Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Steuben Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 19 August 1976, in Titusville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Townville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Bertha Eugenia Lamb
Earl Lewis Kerr
Marriage: 1929

Spouse & Children


Parents & Siblings

  • Arthur Edward Lamb


  • Female1855–1944Female



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 16

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 Kerr in household of Earl Kerr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha E Kerr in household of Earl L Kerr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Lamb in household of Arthur Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"

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