Bertha Livingston Lamb

1897–1994 (Age 96)
Calloway, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Bertha Livingston

When Bertha Livingston Lamb was born on 7 July 1897, in Calloway, Kentucky, United States, her father, Ausburn Pleasant Lamb, was 23 and her mother, Ina Green Jones, was 21. She married Emmett Edgar Burkeen on 8 February 1914, in Calloway, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Murray, Calloway, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 13 April 1994, in Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Temple Hill Cemetery, Almo, Calloway, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bertha Livingston Lamb
Emmett Edgar Burkeen
Marriage: 8 February 1914
Ausburn Leon Burkeen
Orvas Leonard Burkeen
James Otis Burkeen
Emmett Duel Burkeen
Marion Eugene Burkeen

Spouse & Children

8 February 1914
Calloway, Kentucky, United States


  • Ausburn Leon Burkeen


  • Orvas Leonard Burkeen


  • James Otis Burkeen


  • Emmett Duel Burkeen


  • Marion Eugene Burkeen


Parents & Siblings

  • Ausburn Pleasant Lamb


  • Female1876–1958Female



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 3

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 (1)

  • Birtha Lamb in household of Ausbin Lamb, "United States Census, 1910"

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