John T C Lamb

about 1849–
Franklin, Alabama, United States

The Life of John T C

When John T C Lamb was born about 1849, in Franklin, Alabama, United States, his father, Jourdan Lamb, was 39 and his mother, Caroline Stapler, was 24. He lived in Civil District 12, Smith, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 4, Smith, Tennessee, United States in 1910.

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World Events (8)

1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 0

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

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.

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.’

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Lamb in household of Jordan Lamb, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John T C Lamb in household of Jourdan Lamb, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John T. C. Lamb - Government record: birth-name: John T. C. Lamb

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