Zenas Perry Lamb

1840–1919 (Age 78)
Linden, Genesee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Zenas Perry

When Zenas Perry Lamb was born on 31 December 1840, in Linden, Genesee, Michigan, United States, his father, Oliver P Lamb, was 19 and his mother, Mary Finetta Fairbanks, was 24. He married Laura O. Ormsbee on 31 December 1862, in Genesee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 11 January 1919, in Fenton, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Linden, Genesee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Zenas Perry Lamb
1840–1919
Laura O. Ormsbee
1842–1930
Marriage: 31 December 1862
Nellie Mary LAMB
1866–1894
Minnie B Lamb
1867–1958
Julia L Jennie Lamb
1870–1918
William Perry Will Lamb
1876–
Charlie A Lamb
1881–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1840–1919Male

  • Laura O. Ormsbee

    Female1842–1930Female

MARRIAGE
31 December 1862
Genesee, Michigan, United States
children

(5)

  • Nellie Mary LAMB

    Female1866–1894Female

  • Female1867–1958Female

  • Julia L Jennie Lamb

    Female1870–1918Female

  • William Perry Will Lamb

    Male1876–Male

  • Charlie A Lamb

    Male1881–Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1821–1850Male

  • Mary Finetta Fairbanks

    Female1816–1893Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 7

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Lenas P Lamb, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Zenos Lamb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Z P Lamb in entry for John L Beamer and Minnie Lamb, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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