Philip Lamma

Of Hocking,Ohio

The Life of Philip

When Philip Lamma was born in 1851, his father, Grafton Lamma, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth J. Munyon, was 15. He lived in Viroqua, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years.

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Grafton Lamma
Elizabeth J. Munyon
Philip Lamma
Charles T Lamena
Mary Lamma
Samuel Lamma
Hiram Girard Lamena
David Lamma
Rachel Elizabeth Lamma
Susan Lamma
Margaret Lamma
Jacob Lama

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 3

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 31

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Swiss Italian: unexplained. This name is also found in Germany and in Brazil.

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

Sources (2)

  • Phillip Lamena in household of Grafton Lamena, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Phillip Lamma in household of Grafton Lamma, "United States Census, 1880"

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