Emma Laura Elizabeth Jane Lamb

26 October 1881–8 September 1953 (Age 71)
Macon, Georgia, United States

The Life of Emma Laura Elizabeth Jane

When Emma Laura Elizabeth Jane Lamb was born on 26 October 1881, in Macon, Georgia, United States, her father, John Wingbush Lamb, was 43 and her mother, Victoria Louisa Hickman, was 35. She married Daniel Webster Cook on 14 November 1901, in Anderson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Anderson, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 September 1953, in Jacinto City, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Anderson, Grimes, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Webster Cook
Emma Laura Elizabeth Jane Lamb
Marriage: 14 November 1901
Webster Cleo Cook
Willie Alton Cook
Victor Carlton Cook
Walter Theo Cook
Frank Quinton Cook
Allen Harold "Honey" Cook
Vernon Grace "Sis" Cook
Wilburn Green "Rudy" Cook

Spouse and Children

14 November 1901
Anderson, Texas, United States


    Webster Cleo Cook


    Willie Alton Cook


    Victor Carlton Cook


    Walter Theo Cook


    Frank Quinton Cook


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Parents and Siblings

    John Wingbush Lamb


    Victoria Louisa Hickman




    Sallie Lamb


    Willie Pearl Lamb


    Ella Victoria Lamb


    John T Lamb


    William Allen Lamb


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 12

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Laura Cook in household of Daniel W Cook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura E Cook in household of Daniel W Cook, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura Cook, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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