Russel Grant Lamb

1885–1959 (Age 73)
Uxbridge, Durham, West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Russel Grant

When Russel Grant Lamb was born on 2 October 1885, in Uxbridge, Durham, West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada, his father, Frances F Lamb, was 32 and his mother, Caroline Fincham, was 31. He married Hazel Louella Pyke on 14 September 1911, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ontario, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 15 May 1959, in Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 73.

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Russel Grant Lamb
Hazel Louella Pyke
Marriage: 14 September 1911
Thelma Jean Lamb

Spouse & Children

14 September 1911
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada


  • Thelma Jean Lamb


Parents & Siblings

  • Frances F Lamb


  • Female1854–1945Female



World Events (5)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 1

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 21

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 49

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

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 C Lamb in household of Frances F Lamb, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Russel Grant Lamb, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Russell Grant Lamb, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"

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