Louis Lamb

about 1904–before 1995 (Age 91)
Emanuel, Georgia, United States

The Life of Louis

When Louis Lamb was born about 1904, in Emanuel, Georgia, United States, his father, Perry Young Lamb, was 24 and his mother, Mattie B. Coursey, was 21. He lived in District 53, Emanuel, Georgia, United States in 1910 and District 58, Emanuel, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died before 1995, at the age of 90.

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Perry Young Lamb
Mattie B. Coursey
Wade E. Lamb
Louis Lamb
Homer Lamb
Remer Lamb
P Y Lamb
Rufus Lamb
Lucas Henry Lamb

Parents and Siblings





    Homer Lamb



    P Y Lamb


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World Events (8)


Age 0

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 2

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Louis Lamb in household of P Y Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louis Lamb in household of Perry Y Lamb, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lewis C Lamb in entry for Mr Perry Y Lamb, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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