George Franklin Lamb

8 January 1851–30 July 1914 (Age 63)
Dryden, Lapeer, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of George Franklin

When George Franklin Lamb was born on 8 January 1851, in Dryden, Lapeer, Michigan, United States, his father, John Merritt Lamb, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Dean Manwaring, was 39. He had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Nancy Jane Roney. He lived in Little Traverse Township, Emmet, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 30 July 1914, in Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan, United States, at the age of 63.

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George Franklin Lamb
Nancy Jane Roney
John Franklin Lamb
Rachael Lamb
Rachael Lamb
Rachel Lamb
Minnie Lamb

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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party
Age 3
A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
Age 12
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 17
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Lamb, a pet form of Lambert .English: nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, from Middle English lamb, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ‘descendant of the warrior’, formerly Anglicized as O'Loan (see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: "The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudo-translation (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 (21)

  • Frank Lamb in entry for Rachel Lamb, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Franklin G Lamb in household of John M Lamb, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank Lamb in entry for Wm. Davidson and Rachael Lamb, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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