Bertha Eliza Lamb

1879–1962 (Age 83)
New York, United States

The Life of Bertha Eliza

When Bertha Eliza Lamb was born on 17 August 1879, in New York, United States, her father, Harlow T Lamb, was 20 and her mother, Sarah Jane Leader, was 20. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Arlow George Paterson. She died on 24 September 1962, in Otisco, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 83.

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Bertha Eliza Lamb
Arlow George Paterson
Carl B Patterson
Emerson Howard Patterson
Garnet Pauline Patterson

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  • Female1879–1962Female

  • Arlow George Paterson




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 22

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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 Patterson in household of Arlow Patterson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertha E Patterson in household of Arlow G Patterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha E Patterson in household of Arlow G Patterson, "United States Census, 1920"

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