Rufus L. Lamb

1895–1950 (Age 55)
Emanuel, Georgia, United States

The Life of Rufus L.

When Rufus L. Lamb was born in 1895, in Emanuel, Georgia, United States, his father, Matthew Green Lamb, was 42 and his mother, Mary L. " Mollie" Spence, was 35. He had at least 2 daughters with Eva Outlaw. He lived in Blundale, Emanuel, Georgia, United States in 1920 and District 1208, Emanuel, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died in 1950, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Lamb Town, Crisp, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufus L. Lamb
Eva Outlaw
Mary Elizabeth Lamb
Helen B Lamb

Spouse & Children

  • Male1895–1950Male

  • Eva Outlaw




  • Mary Elizabeth Lamb


  • Helen B Lamb


Parents & Siblings

  • Matthew Green Lamb


  • Mary L. " Mollie" Spence




  • Mary L. Lamb


  • Matthew Tildon " Till" Lamb


  • Carrie Lamb


  • Fannie Lamb


  • Lenora Lamb


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 11

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 15

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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.’

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rufus Lamb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rufus Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rufus L Lamb in household of Green Lamb, "United States Census, 1900"

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