Mamie Bell Lamb

1892–1983 (Age 90)
Emanuel, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mamie Bell

When Mamie Bell Lamb was born on 23 October 1892, in Emanuel, Georgia, United States, her father, William Wesley Lamb, was 25 and her mother, Louella Gertrude Helton, was 18. She married Morris Lee Flanders about 1913, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Swainsboro, Emanuel, Georgia, United States in 1920 and District 321, Baldwin, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 10 March 1983, in Milledgeville, Baldwin, Georgia, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Swainsboro, Emanuel, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mamie Bell Lamb
Morris Lee Flanders
Marriage: about 1913
Maggie Flanders
William Jordan Flanders
M L Flanders
Catherine Flanders

Spouse & Children

about 1913
Georgia, United States


  • Maggie Flanders


  • Male1914–1999Male

  • M L Flanders


  • Catherine Flanders


Parents & Siblings

  • William Wesley Lamb


  • Louella Gertrude Helton




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 1

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Mamie Belle Lamb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mammie Lamb in household of William Lamb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mamie B Lamb in household of William W Lamb, "United States Census, 1910"

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