Dovie Lamb

19 February 1888–May 1975 (Age 87)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Dovie

When Dovie Lamb was born on 19 February 1888, in Indiana, United States, her father, Isaac Martin Lamb, was 40 and her mother, Susan Nettie Inman, was 34. She married Ingram Williams on 31 December 1911, in Martin, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in McCameron Township, Martin, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Burns City, Perry Township, Martin, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died in May 1975, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Ingram Williams
Dovie Lamb
Marriage: 31 December 1911
Francis L. Williams
Starlin Ingram Williams

Spouse and Children

    Ingram Williams



31 December 1911
Martin, Indiana, United States


    Francis L. Williams





Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Martin Lamb


    Susan Nettie Inman




    Henry C Lamb



    John Ananias Lamb


    Stella Lamb


    Rinda Lamb


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 18

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Dovey Lamb in household of Isaac Lamb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dovie Lamb in household of Isaac Lamb, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dove Williams in household of Ingram Williams, "United States Census, 1920"

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