Florida Lambert

1877–1950 (Age 72)
Woonsocket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Florida

When Florida Lambert was born on 9 October 1877, in Woonsocket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Joseph Francois Lambert, was 26 and her mother, Celina Provensal, was 43. She lived in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1920 and Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States for about 5 years. She died on 3 January 1950, in Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Joseph Francois Lambert
Celina Provensal
Ovilda Lambert
Florida Lambert
Albert Lambert
George Lambert
Louis Napoleon Lambert
M. Lorenda Lambert
Arthur Harry Lambert
Leon Lambert
Adelor Lambert

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Francois Lambert


  • Female1834–1922Female



  • Ovilda Lambert


  • Female1877–1950Female

  • Albert Lambert


  • George Lambert


  • Louis Napoleon Lambert


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 18

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

This name has been translated as "bright or fair lamb." It is more likely from the Old German name Laudbert, from "land-brecht," one distinguished among the people.

Sources (3)

  • Flora Lambert, "Rhode Island State Census, 1935"
  • Flora Lambert, "Rhode Island State Census, 1935"
  • Florida M Lambert, "United States Census, 1940"

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