James Franklin Lamb

Brief Life History of James Franklin

When James Franklin Lamb was born on 9 February 1869, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Christopher Columbus Lamb, was 23 and his mother, Elvira Catherine Whitten, was 25. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Verna Myrtle Kilgore. He lived in Zavala, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 8, Atascosa, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 20 February 1941, in Pleasanton, Atascosa, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pleasanton, Atascosa, Texas, United States.

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James Franklin Lamb
Verna Myrtle Kilgore
Odis F Lamb
Roscoe Lamb
Roy William Lamb
Vera Myrtle Lamb
Vina Belle Lamb
Lily Anne Lamb
Bruce Lamb

Sources (21)

  • James Lamb in household of Cornelius Lamb, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Franklin Lamb - Government record: birth-name: James F Lamb
  • James Franklin Lamb, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Lamb, a pet form of Lambert .

English: nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, from Middle English lamb, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ‘descendant of the warrior’, formerly Anglicized as O'Loan (see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: "The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudo-translation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O'Loan itself.".

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

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