Eliza Freeman

10 August 1841–19 June 1918 (Age 76)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary 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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1863Jones, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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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

    (1997: 55281;2007: 121714; 2010: 169149)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 ).

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Eliza Freeman in entry for William Lee Lamb, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Eliza Lamb in household of George W Lamb, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
    • Eliza Lamb in entry for George Washington Lamb, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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