Cecil Bobo

1897–29 January 1987 (Age 90)
Dunlap, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Cecil

Cecil Bobo was born in 1897, in Dunlap, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States. She married Hal William Lamb Sr on 3 July 1919, in Moore, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 1, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 29 January 1987, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Rankin Cemetery, Dunlap, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hal William Lamb Sr
Cecil Bobo
Marriage: 3 July 1919
Hal William Lamb Jr
Betty Jean Lamb
Bobbie Bobo Lamb

Spouse and Children

3 July 1919
Moore, Tennessee, United States


    Hal William Lamb Jr


    Betty Jean Lamb


    Bobbie Bobo Lamb


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Altered form of a French (Huguenot) name, probably Bobeaux, which is unexplained.2 Spanish: nickname for a sufferer from a speech defect, from Spanish bobo ‘stammering’ (Latin balbus).3 Hungarian (Bobó): from the old secular personal name Bobó.

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

Sources (3)

  • Cecil Lamb in household of Hal Lamb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cecil Lamb in household of Hal Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cecil Lamb in household of Hal W Lamb, "United States Census, 1930"

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