Jens Asmus Lamp

Male20 February 1878–5 March 1933

Brief Life History of Jens Asmus

When Jens Asmus Lamp was born on 20 February 1878, in Mount Pleasant, Racine, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Peder Lamp, was 38 and his mother, Johanne Margrethe Jensen, was 36. He had at least 1 son with Elisabeth Larsdatter. He died on 5 March 1933, in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Mound Cemetery, Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States.

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Jens Asmus Lamp
Elisabeth Larsdatter
Peder Lamp

Sources (10)

  • James A Lamp in household of Lewis P Lamp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jens Asmus Lamp - Church record: Baptism record or certificate: birth: 20 February 1878; Mount Pleasant Twp, Racine, Wisconsin, United States
  • James Asmus Lamp, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 5

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .

English: variant of Lamb .

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

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