Bertha Ella Lamb

1874–1927 (Age 53)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Bertha Ella

When Bertha Ella Lamb was born on 12 January 1874, in Michigan, United States, her father, Charles E. Lamb, was 40 and her mother, Sophia Baughn, was 36. She married William L. Everts on 18 December 1895, in St. Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States. She lived in Bingham Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Bengal Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 17 October 1927, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Saint Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bertha Ella Lamb
William L. Everts
Marriage: 18 December 1895

Spouse & Children

18 December 1895
St. Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Charles E. Lamb


  • Sophia Baughn




  • William E Lamb


  • Female1868–Female

  • Charles Edwin Lamb


  • Female1874–1927Female

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 5

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 16

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.

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 Everts in household of William L Everts, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bert Ella Lamb in household of Charles Lamb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bertha E. Lamb, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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