Nancy Elizabeth Lamb

17 July 1872–21 February 1955 (Age 82)
Dunlap, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Lamb was born on 17 July 1872, in Dunlap, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States, her father, Josiah "Joe" Henneger "Henninger" Lamb, was 40 and her mother, Louisa D "Lou" Barker, was 37. She married Byron Rankin Farmer on 6 May 1897, in Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 21 February 1955, in Dunlap, Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Byron Rankin Farmer
Nancy Elizabeth Lamb
Marriage: 6 May 1897
Ruth Mitchell Farmer

Spouse and Children

6 May 1897
Sequatchie, Tennessee, United States


    Ruth Mitchell Farmer


Parents and Siblings

    Josiah "Joe" Henneger "Henninger" Lamb


    Louisa D "Lou" Barker




    Dr. John Anderson Lamb


    William Stewart "W.S." Lamb


    Alexander Lamb


    Mary Ann Lamb


    Ruth Addie Lamb


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 6

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

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)

  • Elizabeth Farmer in household of Byron Farmer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Farmer in household of Byran R Farmer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nancy E Farmer in household of Byron R Farmer, "United States Census, 1910"

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