Margaret Lamb

1846–about 1900 (Age 54)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Lamb was born in 1846, in Indiana, United States, her father, Emsley H Lamb, was 28 and her mother, Lydia Davis, was 28. She married Tunis Bryant on 11 August 1866, in Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Oronoko, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Galien, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1870. She died about 1900, in Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Galien Township Cemetery, Galien, Berrien, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Tunis Bryant
Margaret Lamb
Marriage: 11 August 1866
Irene Bryant
Amy Bryant

Spouse and Children

11 August 1866
Berrien, Michigan, United States


    Irene Bryant


    Amy Bryant


Parents and Siblings

    Emsley H Lamb





    Elizabeth Jane Lamb


    Lucinda Lamb


    Isaac Lamb



    Tabitha Ruth Lamb


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 0

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

Age 1

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.

Age 17

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.’

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Bryant in household of Travis Bryant, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margarette Lamb in household of Emsley H Lamb, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Lamb in household of Endy H Lamb, "United States Census, 1860"

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