Bascom Asbury Lambert

1889–1965 (Age 75)
Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Bascom Asbury

When Bascom Asbury Lambert was born on 19 March 1889, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, his father, Adolphus Lambert, was 35 and his mother, Nancy Ann Brown, was 32. He married Willa Louise Justus on 9 October 1954, in Burke, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Smoky Creek Township, Burke, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Valdese, Burke, North Carolina, United States in 1965. He died on 28 January 1965, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Burke, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bascom Asbury Lambert
Willa Louise Justus
Marriage: 9 October 1954

Spouse & Children

9 October 1954
Burke, North Carolina, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Adolphus Lambert


  • Nancy Ann Brown




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 8

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

This name has been translated as "bright or fair lamb." It is more likely from the Old German name Laudbert, from "land-brecht," one distinguished among the people.

Sources (3)

  • Asbury Lambert in household of Horace Burns, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Asbury Lambert, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Asbury B Lambert, "United States Census, 1940"

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