William Lamb

–15 January 1689
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

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William Lamb married Mary Hewes on 14 April 1680, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 15 January 1689, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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William Lamb
–1689
Mary Hewes
1641–1710
Marriage: 14 April 1680

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MARRIAGE
14 April 1680
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

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.’

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

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