Anna Belle Lamb

7 August 1855–3 October 1927 (Age 72)
Charleston, Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life of Anna Belle

When Anna Belle Lamb was born on 7 August 1855, in Charleston, Lee, Iowa, United States, her father, Smith Lamb, was 23 and her mother, Martha Jane Cox, was 20. She married Henry Schroeder on 13 September 1878, in Jackson, Iowa, United States. She lived in Charleston Township, Lee, Iowa, United States for about 40 years. She died on 3 October 1927, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States, at the age of 72.

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Henry Schroeder
Anna Belle Lamb
Marriage: 13 September 1878

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13 September 1878
Jackson, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 2

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 20

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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Sources (3)

  • Ann Lamb in household of Smith Lamb, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna Lamb in household of Smith Lamb, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Anna B Lamb in household of Robert B Lamb, "United States Census, 1910"

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