Mary Lamb

29 April 1821–28 March 1900 (Age 78)
Fairfield, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Lamb was born on 29 April 1821, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States, her father, Jacob Lamb, was 53 and her mother, Magdalena Culp, was 33. She married Henry Byal on 11 July 1861, in Hancock, Ohio, United States. She died on 28 March 1900, in Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States.

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Henry Byal
Mary Lamb
Marriage: 11 July 1861

Spouse and Children

11 July 1861
Hancock, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Lamb





    Henry Lamb


    Peter Lamb


    Isaac Lamb


    William Lamb


    Sarah Lamb


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 15

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 25

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

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)

  • Mary L Byal in household of Henry Byal, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Lamb, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Mary Lamb, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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