Charles Lamb

4 December 1799–11 December 1876 (Age 77)
Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Lamb was born on 4 December 1799, in Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Rev Shubael Lamb Sr, was 28 and his mother, Clarisa Bushnell, was 19. He married Elizabeth Grover on 15 March 1831, in Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Middletown Springs, Rutland, Vermont, United States in 1850 and Vermont, United States in 1870. He died on 11 December 1876, in Middletown, Andover, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Middletown Springs Cemetery, Middletown Springs, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Charles Lamb
Elizabeth Grover
Marriage: 15 March 1831
Hiram J Lamb
Mary Jane Lamb
Asenath Lamb
Charles Wesley Lamb

Spouse and Children

15 March 1831
Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States


    Hiram J Lamb


    Mary Jane Lamb


    Asenath Lamb


    Charles Wesley Lamb


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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 21

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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)

  • Chas Lamb, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles Lamb, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charles Lamb, "United States Census, 1870"

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