Alberta Ellen Bickel

24 March 1912–29 October 1996 (Age 84)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Alberta Ellen

When Alberta Ellen Bickel was born on 24 March 1912, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, Albert Franklin Bickel, was 52 and her mother, Elizabeth "Lizzie" McDonald, was 39. She married Cecil Robert "Pete" Roland on 17 June 1935, in Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Roff, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 29 October 1996, in Orange Park, Clay, Florida, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Cecil Robert "Pete" Roland
Alberta Ellen Bickel
Marriage: 17 June 1935
Don Lewis Roland
Neal Richard Roland

Spouse and Children

17 June 1935
Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States



    Neal Richard Roland


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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 2

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: from bickel ‘pickaxe’ or ‘chisel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made pickaxes or worked with a pickaxe or for a stonemason. Compare Bick .2 German: nickname for a dice player, from the same word in the sense ‘die’.3 South German: from a pet form of Burkhart .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alberta E Bickle in household of Albert F Bickle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alberta Bickel in household of Albert L Bickel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alberta B Rolland in household of Cecil R Rolland, "United States Census, 1940"

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