Malinda Deloherine "Della" Lamb

1850–1910 (Age 60)
Daviess, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Malinda Deloherine "Della"

When Malinda Deloherine "Della" Lamb was born on 10 March 1850, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States, her father, William H Lamb, was 23 and her mother, Nancy Jane Oldham, was 20. She married George B. Jewell on 20 February 1867, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in West Louisville, Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Magisterial District 4 West Louisville, Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 17 June 1910, at the age of 60.

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Malinda Deloherine "Della" Lamb
George B. Jewell
Marriage: 20 February 1867
Eunice Jewell
Mattie Jewell
Samantha Jewel
Alonzo T Jewell
Melicie Jewel
Sarah Jane Jewell
Marry Emily Jewell
Cicero M Jewell
Georgia Ann Jewell
Laura Lee Jewell

Spouse & Children

20 February 1867
Daviess, Kentucky, United States


  • Eunice Jewell


  • Mattie Jewell


  • Samantha Jewel


  • Alonzo T Jewell


  • Melicie Jewel


+5 More Children

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+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 11

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 16

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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.’

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Molindy Jewell in household of George B Jewell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Melinda Jewel in household of George Jewel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Malinda D Jewell in household of George B Jewell, "United States Census, 1900"

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