Maisie Lamb

1891–1993 (Age 101)
Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Maisie

Maisie Lamb was born on 29 December 1891. She died on 9 August 1993, in Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Middleborough Center, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Maisie Lamb
1891–1993
Curtis W Pierce
1890–1976

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 27

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Maisie Peirce, "Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003"
  • Maisie L Peirce, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Maisie Lamb Peirce, "Find A Grave Index"

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