Franklin H. Lamb

Brief Life History of Franklin H.

When Franklin H. Lamb was born on 26 July 1861, in Palmer, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Philip Lamb, was 47 and his mother, Susan H Webber, was 42. He died on 19 November 1871, in Palmer, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 10.

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Philip Lamb
Susan H Webber
Lucy Marcella Lamb
Chloe Lamb
Adelaide Josephine Lamb
Charles Lamb
Reuben F. Lamb
Eliza Ann Lamb
Eveline S Lamb
George H. Lamb
William F. Lamb
Ida Jane Lamb
Franklin H. Lamb

Sources (6)

  • Franklin Lamb in household of Philip Lamb, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Franklin H. Lamb, "Massachusetts Town Births Index, ca. 1630-1905"
  • Franklin Lamb, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Lamb, a pet form of Lambert .

English: nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, from Middle English lamb, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ‘descendant of the warrior’, formerly Anglicized as O'Loan (see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: "The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudo-translation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O'Loan itself.".

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

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