Berthal Lamoin Lyall

1913–1984 (Age 70)
Guthrie, Iowa, United States

The Life of Berthal Lamoin

When Berthal Lamoin Lyall was born on 19 August 1913, in Guthrie, Iowa, United States, his father, Arthur Roy Lyall, was 26 and his mother, Bertha Elizabeth Smith, was 24. He married Marjorie Marie Gearheart on 5 June 1935, in Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States. He lived in Adair, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Grand River Township, Adair, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 13 March 1984, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Grand River Township, Madison, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Berthal Lamoin Lyall
Marjorie Marie Gearheart
Marriage: 5 June 1935

Spouse & Children

5 June 1935
Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Arthur Roy Lyall


  • Bertha Elizabeth Smith




  • Marvin Arthur Lyall


  • Male1913–1984Male

  • Charles Maxwell Lyall


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 4

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Scottish: probably from an Old Norse personal name Liulfr, composed of an uncertain first element + úlfr ‘wolf’, although Reaney gives this as a pet form of Lyon or Lionel.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lamoyne B Lyall in household of Bertha E Lyall, "United States Census, 1930"
  • La Moine B Lyall in household of Arthur R Lyall, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lamoin Lyall, "United States Census, 1940"

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