Tyree Claude Lamb

Brief Life History of Tyree Claude

When Tyree Claude Lamb was born on 3 December 1917, in Summit, Bartow, Georgia, United States, his father, Edward Jasper Lamb, was 36 and his mother, Martha Walsh, was 35. He married Geneva Avis Britt on 27 July 1935, in Gretna, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States. He lived in Louisiana, United States in 1935 and Judicial Township 8, Imperial, California, United States in 1940. He died in June 1987, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 69.

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Tyree Claude Lamb
Marriage: 21 August 1945
Victoria Lamb

Sources (15)

  • Tyree C Lamb in household of Thomas B Ragle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tyree Lamb-California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959 - Ancestry.com
  • Tyree Claude Lamb, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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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