Ann Lamb

Oxton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Lamb was born about 1724, in Oxton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Lamb, was 30 and her mother, Jane, was 24. She married John Chappel on 22 January 1743.

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Family Time Line

Ann Lamb
John Chappel
Marriage: 22 January 1743

Spouse & Children

  • Female1724–Female

  • John Chappel


22 January 1743

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1694–1754Male

  • Female1700–1748Female



World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 77

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 84

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 91

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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 (2)

  • Anne Lamb, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Anne in entry for Thomas Chappel, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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