Charles Morehouse Lamb

2 February 1867–20 August 1934 (Age 67)
Rollin Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Charles Morehouse

When Charles Morehouse Lamb was born on 2 February 1867, in Rollin Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, his father, Roswell Sylvetus Lamb, was 20 and his mother, Viola Whitmore, was 19. He married Ida Will on 28 November 1888, in Rollin, Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Webster, Rostraver Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 August 1934, in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Charles Morehouse Lamb
Ida Will
Marriage: 28 November 1888
Herbert Will Lamb

Spouse and Children

28 November 1888
Rollin, Lenawee, Michigan, United States


    Herbert Will Lamb


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World Events (8)

1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 2

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 10

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Age 19

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • C.m. Lamb in entry for Herbert Will Lamb, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Charles Lamb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles W. Lamb, "United States Census, 1910"

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