4 January 1838–17 July 1849 (Age 11)
Weakley, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Lambson

Lambson was born on 4 January 1838, in Weakley, Tennessee, United States as the son of Unknown Lambson. He died on 17 July 1849, in Salt Lake Valley, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 11, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Unknown Lambson

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World Events (3)

Age 8
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 8
Historical Boundaries: 1846: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1854: Nebraska Territory, United States 1854: Washington, Nebraska Territory, United States 1856: Douglas, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Douglas, Nebraska, United States
Age 10
Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Lamb 1.

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

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Life Sketch of "Sammy Lamb" or "Lambson"

Written by Golden V. Adams Jr., Emeritus Accredited Genealogist - 16 December 2015. “Sammy Lamb”, as known by family and acquaintances, was born January 4, 1838 in Weakley County Tennessee. His mast …

Sources (13)

  • Lambson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Lambson, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"
  • Lambson, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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