Mahetibel Lamb

1803–
Millbury, Millbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mahetibel

Mahetibel Lamb was born about 1803, in Millbury, Millbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She married Lemuel Davis on 9 March 1823, in Millbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Mahetibel Lamb
1803–
Lemuel Davis
1790–
Marriage: 9 March 1823

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
9 March 1823
Millbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

World Events (3)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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)

  • Mahetable Lamb, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mahetibel Lamb, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

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