Jennie Elizabeth Cox

15 March 1856–
Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life of Jennie Elizabeth

Jennie Elizabeth Cox was born on 15 March 1856, in Lee, Iowa, United States. She married Jackson Lamb on 15 March 1874, in Lee, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Rockerville, Pennington, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States in 1920.

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Jackson Lamb
Jennie Elizabeth Cox
Marriage: 15 March 1874
Clyde Jackson Lamb
Grace Marie Lamb

Spouse and Children

15 March 1874
Lee, Iowa, United States


World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 1

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 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Cocke in any the senses described + the suffix -s denoting ‘son of’ or ‘servant of’.2 Irish (Ulster): mistranslation of Mac Con Coille (‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’), as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie E Lamb in household of Benjamine Rush, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Lamb in household of Jackson Lamb, "United States Census, 1900"

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