Bertha Mable Freeman

Brief Life History of Bertha Mable

When Bertha Mable Freeman was born on 26 July 1906, in Oregon City, Clackamas, Oregon, United States, her father, Harry Gray Freeman, was 35 and her mother, Maud Jeruby Johnson, was 31. She married Elmer Burton Schambron on 7 November 1925, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Gladstone, Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Gladstone Election Precinct 2, Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 9 January 1966, in Steilacoom, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Redland Pioneer Cemetery, Redland, Clackamas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Burton Schambron
1902–1935
Bertha Mable Freeman
1906–1966
Marriage: 7 November 1925
Maxine Jean Schambron
1927–2016
Robert Lewis Schambron
1932–2006

Sources (15)

  • Bertha Freeman in household of H J Freeman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha Freeman, "Oregon, Center for Health Statistics, Birth Records, 1903-1918"
  • Bertha M Schambron, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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Name Meaning

English: from Middle English freman, fremon ‘freeman, free-born man’ (Old English frēomann, frīgmann), used also occasionally as a personal name. As an African American surname it was in many cases adopted as a name denoting a man freed of slavery. See also Fryman and Free .

Irish: Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Ó Saoraidhe (see Seery ).

Americanized form of French Lafrenière (see Lafreniere ).

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

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