Ru Ray Lamb

1876–
Clarence Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ru Ray

When Ru Ray Lamb was born on 8 November 1876, in Clarence Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, his father, Sanford Lamb, was 43 and his mother, Mary P. Scouten, was 41. He married Caroline E. Conley on 27 January 1901, in Clarence Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Ru Ray Lamb
1876–
Caroline E. Conley
1879–1939
Rex L Lamb
1904–1999
Thelma P Lamb
1906–

Spouse & Children

children

(2)

  • Male1904–1999Male

  • Thelma P Lamb

    Female1906–Female

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siblings

(4)

World Events (3)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 3

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United 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)

  • Rue Lamb in household of Sanford Lamb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ru R. Lamb, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Rex Lamb in entry for Rex S Lamb, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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