Emma E Lamb

30 June 1849–4 June 1926 (Age 76)
Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, Essex, New York, United States

The Life of Emma E

When Emma E Lamb was born on 30 June 1849, in Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, Essex, New York, United States, her father, Chancy Lamb, was 34 and her mother, Jane Bevier, was 30. She married William E. Young on 25 December 1869, in Clinton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 4 June 1926, in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States.

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William E. Young
Emma E Lamb
Marriage: 25 December 1869
Grace Emma Young

Spouse and Children

25 December 1869
Clinton, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Chancy Lamb


    Jane Bevier




    Artemas Lamb


    Augusta Lamb


    Augustus Lamb


    Lafayette ( Twin) Lamb


    Margaret ( Twin) Lamb


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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 8

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 21

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Emna Lamb in household of Chancy Lamb, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emma E Young in household of Chancy Lamb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emma E Young, "Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940"

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