Rufus Homer Lamb

1884–1952 (Age 68)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Rufus Homer

When Rufus Homer Lamb was born in February 1884, in Arkansas, United States, his father, William N Lamb, was 23 and his mother, Mary Lula Stewart, was 18. He lived in Gladewater, Gregg, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Nolan, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 27 May 1952, in Cameron, Texas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in La Feria, Cameron, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Homer Lamb
Edna C Earle

Spouse & Children

  • Male1884–1952Male

  • Edna C Earle


Parents & Siblings

  • William N Lamb


  • Female1866–1953Female



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 4

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 18

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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 (3)

  • Rufus H Lamb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rufus Lamb in household of William Lamb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rufus Homer Lamb, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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