Mahlon Lamb

1850–1919 (Age 69)
Howard, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mahlon

When Mahlon Lamb was born on 17 April 1850, in Howard, Indiana, United States, his father, John Anderson Lamm, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Wall, was 24. He married Ruth Haisley on 13 January 1871, in Guide Rock, Webster, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jewell, Jewell, Kansas, United States for about 20 years and Walnut Township, Jewell, Kansas, United States in 1910. He died on 24 April 1919, in Jewell, Kansas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Northbranch Friends Cemetery, Northbranch, Cleveland, Kingman, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mahlon Lamb
1850–1919
Ruth Haisley
1852–1938
Marriage: 13 January 1871
Arthur W Lamb
1871–1968
Elzora Lamb
1874–1878
Clinton L. Lamb
1877–1880
Orla Cyrus Lamb
1879–1955
Robert Leroy Lamb
1881–1943
Ida May Lamb
1886–1953
Floyd Lavern Lamb
1888–1959
Odessa Lamb
1890–1976

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 January 1871
Guide Rock, Webster, Nebraska, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

  • John Anderson Lamm

    Male1826–1877Male

  • Female1825–1857Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 1

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 20

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Mahlon Lamb, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Mahlon Lamb, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Mahlon Lamb in household of John Lamb, "United States Census, 1850"

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