Eliza Freeman

Female10 August 1841–19 June 1918

Brief Life History of Eliza

When Eliza Freeman was born on 10 August 1841, in Ohio, United States, her father, Benjamin Pitney Freeman, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth McNealy Hamilton, was 40. She married George Washington Lamb on 21 October 1863, in Jones, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jones, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Greenfield Township, Jones, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 19 June 1918, at the age of 76, and was buried in Green Center Cemetery, Morley, Jones, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Lamb
Eliza Freeman
Marriage: 21 October 1863
Marion Edward Lamb
Mary Belle Lamb
William Lee Lamb
Pearl C. Lamb

Sources (20)

  • Eliza Lamb in household of George W Lamb, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Eliza Freeman, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Eliza Lamb, "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1863Jones, Iowa, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

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

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 19

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 22

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English freman, fremon ‘freeman, free-born man’ (Old English frēomann, frīgmann), used also occasionally as a personal name. As an African American surname it was in many cases adopted as a name denoting a man freed of slavery. See also Fryman and Free .

    Irish: Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Ó Saoraidhe (see Seery ).

    Americanized form of French Lafrenière (see Lafreniere ).

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

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