Mary Idella Lamb


Brief Life History of Mary Idella

When Mary Idella Lamb was born in 1865, in Enterprise, Dickinson, Kansas, United States, her father, Green Roy Lamb, was 26 and her mother, Julia Eleanor Beaver, was 22. She married William Poister on 3 October 1888, in Enterprise, Dickinson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Dickinson, Kansas, United States in 1875 and Center Township, Dickinson, Kansas, United States in 1910.

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William Poister
Mary Idella Lamb
Marriage: 3 October 1888
Viola Eleanor Poister
Clifford Lamb Poister

Sources (4)

  • Ida Lamb in household of Green Lamb, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Ida Poister in household of William Poister, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 October 1888Enterprise, Dickinson, Kansas, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1872: Dickinson, Kansas, United States

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 31

    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.

    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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