Russell Lamb

1792–1868 (Age 76)
Ledyard, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Russell

When Russell Lamb was born on 21 January 1792, in Ledyard, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, William Lamb, was 22 and his mother, Anna Woodward, was 22. He married Nancy Chapman on 2 August 1813, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 22 December 1868, in Ledyard, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ledyard, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Russell Lamb
1792–1868
Nancy Chapman
1794–1877
Marriage: 2 August 1813
Elizabeth Lamb
1814–1835
Eliza Lamb
1832–1871
Edmond Lamb
1833–
Patience Ester Lamb
1815–1900
Anna Lamb
1817–1872
Levi Lewis Lamb
1818–1909
Denison Lamb
1820–1850
Franklin Milton Lamb
1822–1850
Robert Lamb
1824–1885
Nelson Lamb
1826–1901
Russell E. Lamb
1828–1850
Erastus Lamb
1830–1906
Courtland C. Lamb
1832–1925
Emetsin Lamb
1834–
Emeline Lamb
1834–1858
Adelia Lamb
1841–1889

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
2 August 1813
Connecticut, United States
children

(16)

+11 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

  • William Lamb Jr.

    Male1790–1847Male

  • Male1792–1868Male

  • Nancy Lamb

    Female1794–1853Female

  • Washington Lamb

    Male1796–Male

  • Mary Lamb

    Female1797–1872Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 10

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1812

Age 20

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • Russel Lamb, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Russel Lamb, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Russel Lamb, "United States Census, 1830"

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