Russell Brooks Lamb

1891–1971 (Age 80)
Vadis, Lewis, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Russell Brooks

When Russell Brooks Lamb was born on 17 April 1891, in Vadis, Lewis, West Virginia, United States, his father, Charles Edward Lamb, was 32 and his mother, Statira Rinehart, was 27. He married Edith Esther Reed on 5 August 1924, in Point Pleasant, Mason, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Pomeroy, Meigs, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 10 April 1971, in Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ohio, United States.

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Russell Brooks Lamb
Edith Esther Reed
Marriage: 5 August 1924
Edith Lamb

Spouse & Children

5 August 1924
Point Pleasant, Mason, West Virginia, United States


  • Edith Lamb


Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Edward Lamb


  • Statira Rinehart




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Russell B Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Russell B Lamb in household of Charles E Lamb, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Brooks R Lamb, "United States Census, 1930"

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