Mamie Lamb

1892–1976 (Age 83)
Itawamba, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Mamie

When Mamie Lamb was born on 4 October 1892, in Itawamba, Mississippi, United States, her father, Daniel Luther Lamb, was 39 and her mother, Henrietta Savannah McCarty, was 37. She lived in Beat 3, Lee, Mississippi, United States in 1900. She died on 30 August 1976, at the age of 83.

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Daniel Luther Lamb
Henrietta Savannah McCarty
James Henry Lamb
Pope Emmett Lamb
Herbert Lamb
Sampson Prince Lamb
Fredrick Lamb
Maude Lamb
Mamie Lamb
Fred Lamb
Mary Lamb
Mamie Lamb
Mattie Lamb

Parents & Siblings

  • Daniel Luther Lamb


  • Henrietta Savannah McCarty




  • James Henry Lamb


  • Pope Emmett Lamb


  • Herbert Lamb


  • Male1881–1956Male

  • Fredrick Lamb


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 15

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 (1)

  • Mamie Lamb in household of Luther Lamb, "United States Census, 1900"

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