Sarah H Word

1839–8 October 1924 (Age 85)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah H

When Sarah H Word was born in 1839, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, her father, Frederick D. Word, was 31 and her mother, Mary Isabella Jones, was 23. She married John S. Lamb on 21 April 1855, in Crittenden, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Piney, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 8 October 1924, in Crittenden, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John S. Lamb
Sarah H Word
Marriage: 21 April 1855
Mary Emma Lamb
Richard Lee Lamb
Lura L Lamb
Cordie Lamb
Charles Elbert Lamb

Spouse and Children

21 April 1855
Crittenden, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Frederick D. Word


    Mary Isabella Jones




    R H Word


    Quinn B. Word



    William F Word


    David W Word


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1842 · ""

Age 3

Historical Boundaries 1842: Livingston, Kentucky, United States; 1842: Crittenden, Kentucky, United States

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1862 · Battle of Perryville

Age 23

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Dutch van der Woord, a habitational name from places named Woord, Woerd, or Word.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Lamb in household of H Newton Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah H Lamb in household of John S Lamb, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah H Word in household of Fred D Word, "United States Census, 1850"

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