Ellen Brown Lambert

April 1850–
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ellen Brown

When Ellen Brown Lambert was born in April 1850, in Wythe, Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Michael Lambert, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Neff, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Michael Lambert
1825–1901
Sarah Neff
1823–1857
Laura Jane Lambert
1847–
Ellen Brown Lambert
1850–
Christina Ann Lambert
1852–
Child Lambert
1856–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 11

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 31

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

This name has been translated as "bright or fair lamb." It is more likely from the Old German name Laudbert, from "land-brecht," one distinguished among the people.

Sources (3)

  • Ellen Lambert in household of Jacob Lambert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Lambert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ellen Lambert in household of Jacob Lambert, "United States Census, 1860"

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