Sarah H Word

Female1839–8 October 1924

Brief Life History of Sarah H

When Sarah H Word was born in 1839, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, her father, Frederick Dashwood Word, was 33 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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John S. Lamb
Sarah H Word
Marriage: 21 April 1855
Mary Emma Lamb
Richard Lee Lamb
Cordie Lamb
Lura Lou Lamb
Charles Elbert Lamb

Sources (22)

  • Sarah Lamb in household of H Newton Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah H Word - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Sarah H Word
  • Sarah H. Word, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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  • Marriage
    21 April 1855Crittenden, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries- 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 form of Dutch Van der Woord, a habitational name from any of the places called Woord or Woerd.

    English: variant of Worth .

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

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