Mildred Lucille Lamb

2 April 1918–27 January 2004 (Age 85)
Farmer City, DeWitt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mildred Lucille

When Mildred Lucille Lamb was born on 2 April 1918, in Farmer City, DeWitt, Illinois, United States, her father, Jerry Myrse Lamb, was 29 and her mother, Bessie Jane Turpin, was 24. She married Leslie Clay Burris on 14 February 1938, in Washington, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in DeWitt, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Cypress, Cache Township, Johnson, Illinois Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 27 January 2004, at the age of 85.

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Leslie Clay Burris
Mildred Lucille Lamb
Marriage: 14 February 1938
John Leslie Burris

Spouse and Children

14 February 1938
Washington, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 7

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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.’

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mildred Lucille Lamb in household of Jerry Myre Lamb, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mildred Lucille Lamb in household of Jerry Myrse Lamb, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Loucele Lamb in household of Jerry Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"

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