Bertie Harriett Elizabeth Lamb

1884–1970 (Age 85)
Florida, United States

The Life of Bertie Harriett Elizabeth

When Bertie Harriett Elizabeth Lamb was born on 26 July 1884, in Florida, United States, her father, Hezekiah Lamb, was 32 and her mother, Rachel Melissia Register, was 21. She married John Quincy Adams Keen on 19 May 1902, in Polk, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Winter Haven, Polk, Florida, United States in 1920 and Greenacres City, Palm Beach, Florida, United States in 1930. She died on 27 January 1970, in Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lake Worth, Palm Beach, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bertie Harriett Elizabeth Lamb
John Quincy Adams Keen
Marriage: 19 May 1902
Viola Alberta Keen
Arnold Ray Keen
Holley Keene
Jewel Pauline Keene

Spouse & Children

19 May 1902
Polk, Florida, United States


  • Viola Alberta Keen


  • Arnold Ray Keen


  • Holley Keene


  • Jewel Pauline Keene


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

Age 3

On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 23

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Elizabeth H Keene in household of Quincy A Keene, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harriet E Lamb in household of Hezekiah Lamb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bettie Keen in household of Quincy Keen, "United States Census, 1910"

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