Sarah E. Lamb

1817–10 November 1896 (Age 79)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah E.

When Sarah E. Lamb was born in 1817, in Indiana, United States, her father, Robert Lamb, was 28 and her mother, Mary Hoggartt, was 24. She married William Dillard on 10 November 1836, in Gallatin, Illinois, United States. She lived in Logan, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 10 November 1896, in Gallatin, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Jackson Cemetery, Ridgway, Gallatin, Illinois, United States.

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William Dillard
Sarah E. Lamb
Marriage: 10 November 1836

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    William Dillard



10 November 1836
Gallatin, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 8

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 24

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

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)

  • Sarah Dillard in household of William Dillard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Dillard in household of William Dillard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Dillard in household of William Dillard, "United States Census, 1850"

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