Hannah Chamness

7 January 1807–27 March 1874 (Age 67)
Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Chamness was born on 7 January 1807, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Anthony Chamness, was 33 and her mother, Amy Reynolds, was 31. She married Mordecai Lamb on 12 January 1842, in Center, Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Randolph, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 March 1874, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 67.

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Mordecai Lamb
Hannah Chamness
Marriage: 12 January 1842
William Penn Lamb
Armelia Lamb
Esther Eliza Lamb

Spouse and Children

12 January 1842
Center, Guilford, North Carolina, United States


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+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Champness, a variant of Champney .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Hannah Lamb in household of Mardica Lamb, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hannah Lamb in household of Mordecai Lamb, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah Lamb in household of Mordicai Lamb, "United States Census, 1850"

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