Bertha Mae Lamb

1904–1992 (Age 88)
Crittenden, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Bertha Mae

When Bertha Mae Lamb was born on 24 January 1904, in Crittenden, Kentucky, United States, her father, George Benton Lamb, was 45 and her mother, Ida Mae Lucas, was 37. She married James Robert Brown Sr on 26 November 1920, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Piney, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 October 1992, in Crittenden, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Shady Grove Cemetery, Louisa, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bertha Mae Lamb
James Robert Brown Sr
Marriage: 26 November 1920
Glenn C Brown
George D Brown
James Robert Brown Jr.

Spouse & Children

26 November 1920
Kentucky, United States


  • Glenn C Brown


  • George D Brown


  • James Robert Brown Jr.


Parents & Siblings

  • George Benton Lamb


  • Ida Mae Lucas




  • Archie G Lamb


  • Female1904–1992Female

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 8

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 Lamb in household of George B Lamb, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bertha M Lamb in household of George B Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bertha Brown in household of Jas R Brown, "United States Census, 1940"

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